Career Guides & Tools

Considering a career in the weather, water, and climate sciences? Our career guides and tools will help you learn more about all these vital and fascinating fields.

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Greg Carbin on careers in meteorology
Susan Jasko on careers in meteorology
Irene Sans on careers in meteorology
Maureen McCann on careers in meteorology

Career Guides


Career Compass

AMS has collaborated with AGI and several other organizations to create Career Compass. Career Compass provides options, tips, suggestions, and strategies for how students can obtain critical skills, experiences, and competencies in order to launch their geoscience career.  This growing series of Career Compass Infographics is intended to help students, faculty, parents, and advisors identify key developmental pathways and milestones towards a range of careers based on geoscience discipline or occupation.

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Schools and Distance Learning Courses


Atmospheric Science Internship and Mentorship Opportunities


Career Videos/Webinars/Recorded Presentations


Job Boards