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Powerful Nor'easter To Wallop Parts Of The Northeast and New England

A powerful Nor'easter and winter storm is expected to wallop eastern parts of the Northeast and New England this weekend. Plenty of hazards are expected to impact the Northeastern U.S. from heavy snow, with significant accumulations expected, to high winds and coastal issues. The combination of the intense snow and strong winds will result in blizzard conditions, especially along coastal areas. Read More >

ITIC-CAR Full Time Staff

  • Christa G. von Hillebrandt-Andrade – M. Sc. Geology, Deputy Director, 2010-present

Student Programs at the ITIC-CAR

 

Student opportunities at the NWS International Tsunami Information Center, Caribbean Office (ITIC-CAR) are vital in enhancing the educational program for those who wish to get hands-on experience in becoming a tsunami scientist, IT officer, or ET/HMT technician.

The NWS ITIC-CAR offers multiple programs and opportunities for students to expand and reach their educational goals. As the job market becomes more competitive, skills obtained through hands-on experience and research will be vital for the future.

 

Current ITIC-CAR Students 

  • Stephanie Soto Ríos (CIMAS), Spring 2021 - Spring 2022
  • Desiree Bayouth García (CIMAS), Fall 2021
  • Dariel J. Carrion Rivera (CIMAS), Fall 2021

                          

 

Former ITIC-CAR Student Volunteers

  • Alina Nieves (SCEP) 2010-2011; Meteorologist at NWS Corpus Christi

  • Hector M. Crespo Jones (Pathways) 2012-2014; Meteorologist at NWS El Paso

  • Roberto Arias (UPRM Meteorology Internship Program) Summer 2011; Graduate Student at UPRM

  • Natalia Ramírez (UPRM Meteorology Internship Program) Summer 2012; Graduate Student at UPRM

  • Glorianne Rivera (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) 2014-2015; Graduate Research Assistant at University of Miami

  • Fernanda Ramos Garcés (UPRM COOP program) 2015; Meteorologist at Univision, Houston, T.X.

  • Maya Pincus (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) 2014-2015; Museum of Natural History, New York

  • Rolf Vieten (UPRM COOP Program) 2015; Seismic Analyst at PRSN

  • Fernando Martinez (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) Fall 2013-2015; Geologist at MGV Geotechnical Group

  • Jean-Edouard Faucher (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) Fall 2013-2015; Management Consulting Senior Analyst at Accenture

  • Zamara Fuentes (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies), Fall 2015-2016; Research and Field Assistant at M. Turtle & Associates and Technical Writer/Editor at Aberdeen Proving Group

  • Carlos A. Rivera (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies), Fall 2015-2016; Web Developer at CSC Puerto Rico

  • Gloria Berrios-Rivera (UPRM COOP Program), Summer 2016
  • Kariuska Matos-Horta (UPRM COOP Program) - Summer 2016; Meteorologist at Univision Communications
  • Gwendelyn Monge (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies), Fall 2014-Fall 2015 / Summer 2016-2017; Graduate Student at UPRM
  • Elimar Torres (UPRM COOP Program), Winter - Summer 2017; Graduate Research Assistant at Texas A&M University
  • Giovanni Guzmán (UPRM COOP Program), Winter - Summer 2017; Finalized internship at the Australian Institute of Marine Science
  • Eduardo Santiago (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) Fall 2016-2017; Co-Founder Visionary at Idea Platform
  • Pedro Matos (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies), Spring 2016 / Fall 2016-2017; PhD at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • Cherrymar Reyes (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies), Summer 2015-2016 / Fall 2016-2017; Graduate student at UPRM

  • Athena Español de la Cruz (UPRM COOP Program), Fall 2017 – Winter 2017; Environmental Specialist at Maine Department of Environmental Protection

  • Mariana Olivencia Feliu (UPRM COOP Program), Fall 2017 – Winter 2017; Research Assistant in the area of analysis and processing of geophysical data at PRSN

  • Carlos Iturrino García (CREST), Summer 2019; PhD Student at Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italia

  • Carolina Hincapié-Cárdenas (NOAA/NWS Student Trainee) Winter 2018 - Autumn 2019; PhD Student at UPRM

  • Josué Aceituno Díaz (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) Winter 2019 - Winter 2020; Soil Scientist at USDA California

  • Karina Tañón (UPRM COOP Program, NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) Summer 2019 - Spring 2020; Electrical Engineer at Boeing

  • Anna Grimes (NOAA Pathways), Summer 2020 - Autumn 2020

  • Jazar Abuellouf Amin (CIMAS), Winter 2017 - Winter 2020; Electric Engineer at LUMA

  • Luis Espada Rivera (CIMAS), Winter 2020 - Winter 2021; Graduate Student at UPRM

  • Marcos Joel Gónzalez Ramos (CIMAS), Autumn 2019 - Spring 2021

  • Laura Bayona-Roman (NERTO), Summer 2021; Graduate Student at UMBC

If you have any questions regarding these and other opportunities, please contact the manager, at christa.vonh@noaa.gov.

 

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