Internships, Scholarships, & Employers

Meteorology Internships Established

  • ABC News (New York, NY)
  • Chesapeake Engery - Chicago, IL
  • CLTV (ChicagoLand Television) - Oak Brook, IL
  • KCRG (Channel 9) - Cedar Rapids, IA
  • KDVR (Channel 31) - Denver, CO
  • KOIN (Channel 6) - Portland, OR
  • KOTV (Channel 6) - Tulsa, OK
  • KTVA (Channel 11) - Anchorage, AK
  • KTVX (Channel 4) - Salt Lake City, UT
  • WCMH (Channel 4) - Columbus, OH
  • WEHT (Channel 25) - Evansville, IN
  • WEWS (Channel 5) - Cleveland, OH
  • WEYI (Channel 25) - Clio, MI
  • WFRV (Channel 5) - Green Bay, WI
  • WGBA (Channel 26) - Green Bay, WI
  • WGN (Channel 9) - Chicago, IL
  • WILX (Channel 10) - Lansing, MI
  • WISN (Channel 12) - Milwaukee, OH
  • WJBK (Channel 2) - Detroit, MI
  • WJSU/WBMA (Channel 33/40) - Birmingham, AL
  • WKEF (Channel 22) - Dayton, OH
  • WKRC (Channel 12) - Cincinnati, OH
  • WLUC (Channel 6) - Negaunee, MI
  • WMFD (Channel 68) - Mansfield, OH
  • WNBC (Channel 4) - New York, NY
  • WNDU (Channel 16) - South Bend, IN
  • WOHL (Channel 25) - Lima, OH
  • WOIO (Channel 19) - Cleveland, OH
  • WSBT (Channel 22) - South Bend, IN
  • WSEE (Channel 35) - Erie, PA
  • WSYX (Channel 6) - Columbus, OH
  • WTHR (Channel 13) - Indianapolis, IN
  • WTNH (Channel 8) - New Haven, CT
  • WRTV (Channel 6) - Indianapolis, IN
  • WXIX (Channel 19) - Cincinnati, OH
  • WXMI (Channel 17) - Grand Rapids, MI
  • WXYZ (Channel 7) - Southfield, MI
  • WYIN (Channel 56) - Merrillville, IN
  • WZZM (Channel 13) - Grand Rapids, MI
  • Mt. Washington Observatory - North Conway, NH
  • Murray and Trettle - Palatine, IL
  • National Climate Data Center - Asheville, NC
  • National Weather Service - Chanhassen (Minneapolis), MN
  • National Weather Service - Cleveland, OH
  • National Weather Service - Grand Rapids, MI
  • National Weather Service - Indianapolis, IN
  • National Weather Service - Louisville, KY
  • National Weather Service - Neguanee (Marquette), MI
  • National Weather Service - North Webster (South Bend), IN
  • National Weather Service - Pleasant Hill (Kansas City), MO
  • National Weather Service - Romeoville (Chicago), IL
  • National Weather Service - Wilmington (Dayton), OH
  • Northwest Airlines - St. Paul, MN
  • Porter County Schools
  • Porter County Emergency Management
  • Radio One Communications - Valparaiso, IN
  • United Airlines - Chicago, IL

Fellowships, Scholarships, Awards/Competitive Placements

Undergraduate Fellowships/Scholarships/National Awards:

  • American Meteorological Society Undergraduate Scholarship: 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005 (2), 2007, 2009 (3), 2010, 2011
  • Colorado State University Radar REU: 2009
  • M.I.T. Haystack Observatory REU: 2004
  • Montana State University Solar Physics REU: 2004
  • Morris K. Udall Scholarship: 2004
  • NASA/Goddard Summer Research Fellowship: 1994, 1995 (2), 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008 (4), 2009
  • NASA-Langley (VA) REU: 2007
  • NASA-Marshall (Huntsville, AL) REU: 2004
  • National Weather Center (Norman, OK) REU: 1998, 2000 (2), 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 (2), 2005 (2), 2007, 2008 (2), 2009 (2), 2010, 2011 (2)
  • National Weather Association Pike Scholarship: 2006, 2009
  • National Weather Association Schofield Scholarship: 2010
  • NOAA Ernest Hollings Scholarship: 2006 (2), 2007, 2008, 2009 (3)
  • UCAR Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS) Program: 2009
  • University of California-Irvine Biogeochemistry and Climate Change REU: 2006
  • University of Michigan REU Summer Program: 2001

Competitive Placements:

  • Association of American Geographers (West Lakes Division) Student Paper Award: 1999
  • Co-op, Climate Prediction Center (Washington, D.C.): 1994
  • Co-op, Meteorological Development Laboratory (Washington, D.C.): 1997, 2002 (2)
  • Global Change Education Program (U.S. DOE): 2002
  • International H2O Project (IH2OP) Field Project: 2002 (3)
  • National WEather Association Satellite Applications Award: 1999
  • P.I.M.S. Summer School in Fluid Dynamics (University of Alberta): 1999
  • Project V.O.R.T.EX. Field Experiment: 1995
  • Project V.O.R.T.EX. II Field Experiment: 2009
  • Project LAKE-ICE Field Experiment: 1997
  • The STORM Project (University of Northern Iowa): 2001 (2), 2002

Graduate Fellowships/Assistantships/National Awards:

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (Colorado State University): 1996, 2010
  • American Meteorological Society Graduate Fellowship:
    • Colorado State University, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001 (2), 2007, 2010 (2)
    • North Carolina State University, 2011
    • SUNY-Albany, 2002
    • University of Miami, 2009
    • University of Oklahoma, 2001, 2005, 2009 (2)
  • Research Assistantships:
    • Colorado State University, 2004, 2006, 2007 (2), 2010 (3)
    • Creighton University, 2008
    • Florida State University, 2002
    • Georgia Tech University, 2006
    • Iowa State University, 2004
    • North Carolina State University, 2003 (2), 2005, 2007, 2011
    • Plymouth State University, 2010
    • Purdue University, 1998, 2005
    • San Jose State University/NASA Ames Research Center, 1999
    • South Dakota School of Mining and Technology, 1997, 2000
    • SUNY-Albany, 2004 (3), 2009
    • Texas A&M University, 1995 (2), 2002
    • Texas Tech University, 1997, 1998, 2004, 2011
    • University of Alabama-Huntsville (NASA-Marshall), 2003, 2006, 2007
    • University of Alaska, 2005
    • University of Arizona, 2006
    • University of California-Davis, 2007
    • University of Hawaii, 2007
    • University of Illinois, 1995, 2005
    • University of Miami, 2007
    • University of Michigan, 2006
    • University of Nebraska, 1996, 2007, 2011
    • University of Oklahoma, 1995, 1996, 2009 (2)
    • University of Wisconsin, 1999, 2003, 2005
    • University of Wyoming, 2010, 2011
  • Teaching Assistantships:
    • Iowa State University, 2009
    • Penn State Univeristy, 2001
    • Purdue University, 2006
    • South Dakota School of Mining and Technology, 2003
    • SUNY-Albany, 2007 (2)
    • Texas Tech Univeristy, 2007
    • University of Houston, 2005
    • University of Massachusettes-Lowell, 2010, 2011
    • University of Illinois, 1997, 2003
    • University of Oklahoma, 2003, 2008 (2), 2010
    • University of Wisconsin, 2003, 2008 (2)

Sample Employers:

  • National Weather Service (offices and labs)
  • Private Consulting Firms (WeatherData, etc.)
  • U.S. Air Force (civilian and officer)
  • U.S. Defense Department
  • Television/Radio: on-camera and production
  • Government Contractors (Raytheon, etc.)
  • Universities