National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Experience what a career in the National Weather Service entails!

Eligibility

  • College students entering their junior or senior year, or graduate students. Recent graduates will also be considered.
  • Those who demonstrate strong interest in a National Weather Service career.
  • Successful applicants will be subject to mandatory security and background checks.

Expectations/Outcomes

  • Gain familiarity with the process for generating routine NWS forecasts.
  • Experience and assist with real-time severe weather operations.
  • Participate in office outreach activities. NWS Flagstaff summer volunteers may have the opportunity to visit neighboring NWS offices in Las Vegas, Phoenix, and/or Tucson as well.

Schedule

  • The program will last for approximately 8-12 weeks in a window from mid-June through mid-August.
  • 2-3 shifts per week, approximately 10 hours per week. Shifts will mostly be during weekdays, but some weekend shifts may be accommodated.

How to Apply

  • More details will be available once the application period begins, usaully in the spring.
  • Note that this is an UNPAID position.

If you have any questions, contact Lamont Bain via email at lamont.bain@noaa.gov or by phone at (928) 556-9161 x224.