Student Opportunities Brochure



Learn more about NOAA and NWS Student Opportunities!

There are many opportunities for students from high school through graduate school as well as recent graduates to explore careers and gain experience.

See the brochure to explore NOAA and  NWS student opportunities.

Information on scholarships, internships, fellowships and post docs can be found at NOAA Student Opportunities offsite link.

Student Opportunities


The Pathways Program offers federal internship and employment opportunities for current students, recent graduates and those with an advanced degree.

NOAA Internships

Current students and recent graduates from a variety of educational institutions from high school to graduate level are eligible to apply.

Student Interns enjoy paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore federal careers while they are still in school. They may work part- or full-time and may be hired for long-term or summer work.

NWS Student Volunteers offsite link

The NWS offers unpaid training opportunities to high school and college students. This program offers work experience related to the participants’ academic field of study. Visit the interactive map to learn more about student opportunities at an NWS office near you!

Presidential Management Fellows

The Federal Government's leadership development program is open to those holding graduate degrees such as a masters or doctorate.

This highly competitive program features 2 years of outstanding training and developmental opportunities. PMFs that successfully complete program requirements may be eligible for permanent employment.

William M. Lapenta Student Summer Internship Program

A 10-week paid summer internship program targeted for current undergraduate and graduate students to learn about weather and climate modeling, the forecast process, impact based decision support, product development, social science applications and more.