Undergraduate Student Resources

The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award in Meteorology
Deadline: 12 June 2015

The Father James B. Macelwane Annual Award was established by the American Meteorological Society to honor the late Rev. James B. Macelwane, S.J., a world?renowned authority of seismology, who was a geophysicist and Dean of the Institute of Technology, Saint Louis University, until his death in 1956.  The recipient of the Father James B. Macelwane award will receive a stipend of $1000 supported by member donations to the AMS 21st Century Campaign.

AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship
Deadline has passed

The American Meteorological Society is pleased to announce the AMS Freshman Undergraduate Scholarship program, open to all high school students and designed to encourage study in the atmospheric and related sciences. Serving as a unique example of various sectors of our field joining together to support young, talented minds, the scholarships are being sponsored by partners in industry, as well as through named scholarships either established by an AMS member or in memory of someone. 

AMS Named Scholarships
Deadline has passed

Applicants must be entering their final year of undergraduate study in the fall of 2015 and provide evidence of acceptance as a full-time student at an accredited U.S. institution at the time of the award. 

AMS Broadcast Board Seeks Student Volunteer
Deadline: 1 May 2015

The AMS Broadcast Board is seeking the assistance of a meteorology student to volunteer to help connect universities and students with the AMS and the broadcast industry. The student should be at least entering their sophomore year in college, in good standing with their university, and be a member of the AMS.

College Selection: Listing of Schools in the Atmospheric and Related Sciences
AMS Career Center
AMS Statement: Bachelor's Degree in Atmospheric Science
Private Sector Mentorship Program

The AMS Board for Private Sector Meteorologists has designed this mentorship program to create and foster one-on-one personal interactions between mentors employed in the private sector and students interested in working in the private sector tailored to the needs of each individual to enhance their understanding of opportunities and professional growth potential in the private sector of the weather and climate professional enterprise. 

AMS Intern Board

This area was constructed to help connect our members with new internship opportunities. Use the links below to guide you as you begin your internship search. Recruiters: You now have access to a pool of candidates searching for internships in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

Careers: NOAA Careers
Scholarships: AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
Scholarships: Ventures Scholars Program
College Selection: Discovering the Atmospheric Sciences
Careers: A Career Guide for the Atmospheric Sciences
Careers: Occupational Outlook Handbook Atmospheric Scientists, Including Meteorologists
AMS Bookstore
AMS Chapter Information
Membership Information