AMS helps support your career whether you’re a student or an experienced professional in the private, public, or academic sector. Through many networking opportunities and career building resources, AMS helps you keep up with new technologies, competition in the workforce, and continuous changes in the weather, water, and climate sciences.
“AMS is the best networking event for meteorologists in the world, hands down.”
—Chris Alston, Mars Inc. (AMS member)
What is a meteorologist? Where do they work? What is the job outlook? Would meteorology be a good career for me?
Whether you are about to graduate from high school or are an adult who is interested in a career change, our Career Guides and Tools offer you valuable resources including a list of colleges that offer degrees in meteorology and distance learning courses.
At AMS, we work to strengthen the dynamic community of those working in the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences. Whether you are catching up with old friends, or meeting new ones, collaborating with others with the same interests is a rewarding experience.
Remember, learning doesn't stop once you have landed a job. In order to stay abreast of the science, advance your career, and establish expertise in your field, you must continue to grow professionally.
AMS offers national recognized certifications that serve the public's need to identify broadcast and consulting meteorologists who have achieved a high level of competency in communicating complex weather, water, and climate information.