Student Opportunities

Joint AMS 21st Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology Conference and 20th AMS Conference on Air-Sea Interaction, 15–19 August 2016, Madison, Wisconsin

AMS Student Travel Grants

Student Travel Grant Page for more information and to apply.

Student Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer students are needed for registration and audio/visual support during the conference. Student volunteers are required to be in attendance the entire conference, and be available to work 1/2 each day from Sunday through Friday. The students will work either the first or second shift (i.e., morning or afternoon). For volunteering, the student will get their registration fee waived and $25.00 per day for food allowance. This program is a first come, first served basis. A limited number of students will be needed for the conference. Those students interested should please contact Jen Ives for details.

Student Award Opportunities

The Joint 20th Air-Sea Interaction Conference and 21st AMS Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology Conference will host a student paper competition for both oral and poster presentations. Cash prizes and a certificate from AMS for first and second places will be awarded to first author students presenting his or her own original work. Both graduate and undergraduate students can apply for the competition. Students who wish to be considered for the completion must indicate their eligibility when submitting their abstracts.

For additional information please contact the Student Competition Co-Organizers David Richter (University of Notre Dame; David.Richter.26@nd.edu) and Jordan Gerth (CIMSS-SSEC, University of Wisconsin-Madison, jordang@ssec.wisc.edu).

Other Opportunities for Students

A networking reception is planned for registered students, invited speakers, and members of the AMS Air-Sea Interaction and Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology committees.

Subject to availability of funds, first-time student presenters will also receive a complimentary copy of the AMS book "Eloquent Science: A Practical Guide to Becoming a Better Writer, Speaker, and Atmospheric Scientist."