Undergraduate

The Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) program is an academic year remote internship program for undergraduate and graduate students, or students in a college-level certificate program, who are U.S. citizens and would like to make a real difference in the work of the U.S. government. Students can choose a project within NOAA or other federal government agencies and complete their internship in a virtual setting.

Important dates: Applications are open annually during the month of July, internships begin in September and end in May.

Audience:
Graduate
Undergraduate
Opportunity Type:
Internship

Sea Grant is a national network that consists of 34 university-based college programs around the U.S and the National Sea Grant Library. Sea Grant undergraduate opportunities provide hands-on research experiences, financial assistance, research funding, and professional development experiences in new careers.

Audience:
Undergraduate
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship
Internship
Scholarship

The Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System (CIMES) at Princeton University in collaboration with NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL) summer research internships is open to both undergraduate and graduate students for 8-10 week paid research internships in atmospheric, oceanic and earth system science. Awardees will work with host scientists at the NOAA/GFDL, a world-leading center of earth system modeling, research and prediction.

Audience:
Graduate
Undergraduate
Opportunity Type:
Internship

Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) is an undergraduate-to-graduate bridge program designed to broaden participation in the atmospheric and related sciences. SOARS participants, called protégés, spend up to four summers doing research in atmospheric and related sciences. SOARS offers comprehensive financial support for summer research, as well as undergraduate and graduate school funding. NOAA's Climate Program Office supports protégés, and NOAA staff serve as SOARS mentors and instructors.

Contact: Laura Duggan, lallen@ucar.edu

Audience:
Graduate
Undergraduate
Opportunity Type:
Program

The PIFSC Young Scientist Opportunity (PYSO) is a collaborative program between PIFSC and the Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (JIMAR) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. This program offers qualified participants professional scientific research experience and formal training opportunities tailored to meet their educational and professional goals and interests.

Audience:
Undergraduate
Opportunity Type:
Internship

This program provides interdisciplinary opportunities that enable the next generation of ocean explorers to increase their competitiveness in ocean-related fields. Shore-based or at-sea internships can include collaboration on ongoing projects or supporting expeditions and are available to undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates.

Audience:
Graduate
Undergraduate
Opportunity Type:
Internship

Targets current undergraduate and graduate students to work on areas such as weather, climate and ocean modeling and forecasting, Earth system science, decision support tools, social science and operational products to support NOAA's weather, water and climate enterprise. Each student will collaborate with one or more scientists at NWS, OAR and NESDIS labs and offices nationwide. Applications due December 31.

Audience:
Graduate
Undergraduate
Opportunity Type:
Internship

The Geosciences Bridge Program offers a 6- week paid internship for graduating high school students, particularly from underrepresented groups, planning to pursue careers in a field of geoscience. The program includes lectures, field trips, hands-on activities, 1 course for college credit (math), bi-weekly seminars, housing, meals, travel to and from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and a stipend. The program introduces high school seniors to ocean sciences, atmospheric sciences, and geographic information systems (GIS)/Remote Sensing techniques. The activities provided and experience on campus strengthen students’ knowledge of mathematics, teach them life skills that will prepare them for college life, and enhance their academic performance through advisement, social support, and tutorial services.

Audience:
K-12 students
Undergraduate
Opportunity Type:
Internship

The fellowship program creates seven two-year positions at institutions in coral reef states and territories. Each position has its own distinct work plan, responding to specific needs for increased coral reef management capacity in each coral reef jurisdiction and provides training and professional development opportunities. Fellows will work on issues affecting U.S. coral reef ecosystems including climate change, land-based sources of pollution and fishing.

Audience:
Graduate
Undergraduate
Opportunity Type:
Fellowship