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Why should you join the local or national chapters of the AMS? Find out the benefits below!

Local Benefits
National Benefits

Upcoming Events

Student Faculty Dinner

9/16 at 5:00pm
Hickory Park


NWA Meeting

9/18 at 6pm - TBA in Agronomy


Bonfire

9/19 at 5:45pm
MacFarland Lake Park


Other events may be found
on the Event Calendar.
Click here to check it out!

Career Information


Opportunities and Career Guidance
Scholarships
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)
Member Scholarships and Internships
Contact students who have received these scholarships or completed these internships.
Iowa State LAS Career Services
AMS Career Center
AMS Bachelor's Degree in Atmospheric Science Guide

Broadcast
AMS Certification Programs
AMS Seal of Approval, Certified Broadcast Meteorologist, Certified Consulting Meteorologist
The Broadcast Meteorology Employment Field
BAMS article discussing market statistics for broadcast meteorology.
Surveys of Broadcast Meteorology Alumni

Private Sector
Board for Private Sector Meteorologists
National Council of Industrial Meteorologists

Forecasting
National Weather Service Careers
NWS student employment programs, job openings, and qualifications.
National Weather Association Job Corner
NWA list of current job openings, along with specific job descriptions.
Applying to the NWS
Chris Schaffer's guide to applying to the National Weather Service

Research
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR/NCAR)
Opportunities for undergraduates (SOARS, AMS Scholarships), graduates, and post-docs. Also resources for students and professionals (COMET, Unidata)
NCAR Research Applications Laboratory
Resource list for water, climate and society programs
NOAA Student Opportunities
NOAA scholarships, internships, fellowships, and special opportunities.
What Does it Take to Get into Graduate School?
BAMS article discussing a survey of Atmospheric Science programs