Looking for an entry level job or internship in meteorology? This is an overview of how to approach the search and a list of companies that might have relevant entry level and internship opportunities.
It’s not all standing in front of a camera and forecasting the weather; in fact, few meteorologists work in broadcasting. The top employers of meteorologists include the federal government, the military, research, and private firms. You may work outdoors on occasion in order to observe the weather. A few other things you might do in a typical day include:
A bachelor’s degree is usually required to get a job in meteorology. You don’t have to major in meteorology or atmospheric science, but take all the courses in that area possible. Additional courses in math, physics, chemistry, engineering, and computer science are also useful, not to mention excellent major choices if your college doesn’t have a meteorology major. You’ll need a graduate degree for many research positions.
Maximus College Park, MD
|Board Operator, Sports Play-by-Play|
Sirius XM Washington, DC
KWES-TV Midland/Odessa Washington, DC
Cyberdata Technologies Sterling, VA
|Meteorological Geospatial Analyst with Security Clearance|
MCR, LLC Springfield, VA
|Chief Meteorologist with Security Clearance|
Air Force Washington, DC
The E.W. Scripps Company Washington, DC
KWES TV Midland/Odessa Washington, DC
|Aerospace Engineer, Electronics Engineer, General Engineer, Physical Scientist, Meteorologist|
Office of the Inspector General Washington, DC
|Meteorologist/ Technical Support Analyst|
Centuria Corporation Silver Spring, MD
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