From scholarships to meeting and networking opportunties, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) can help foster your growing contribution to the weather, water, and climate community.

Annual Meeting Opportunities

Student Conference

5–6 January 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona

Listen to invited speakers from the private, broadcast, academic, and government sectors on potential career options, submit a student poster, and enjoy an exclusive career fair and networking evening.

Abstracts were due by 3 October, 2018.

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AMS Scholarships and Fellowships

AMS offers various scholarship and fellowship opportunities for the 2019-2020 academic year to students pursing degrees in the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. 

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Reach Your Full Potential

AMS is proud to partner with AGU, SEG, and AWG to offer mentoring opportunities in the Earth and space sciences through the new Mentoring365 program.


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News & Announcements

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.

STEMSEAS Student Experiences Aboard Ships

Run by the Division of Marine and Large Programs, Lamont–Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, STEMSEAS aims to provide ship-based, 6–10 day exploratory experiences for undergraduates from diverse backgrounds aboard NSF-funded research vessels. Students will sail with experienced faculty mentors and engage in geoscience and oceanography activities (while also having fun)!

Students with Ambition Go to College | College Students

As a college student, there are several ways to become involved in SWAG To College. Specifically, you can: (1) serve as a mentor for a high school student; (2) if you are a college freshman or sophomore, receive an upperclassman mentor; (3) if you are a college junior or senior, serve as a mentor for an underclassman; or (4) if you are a college sophomore, junior, or senior, receive a mentor who is a Young Professional in your career field of interest.

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Become a Student Member

AMS Student Membership is open to any student, undergraduate or graduate, enrolled at least half-time at an accredited institution of higher learning.

Career Resources

Are you considering a degree in meteorology or are you not sure what career path to pursue, but have a strong interest in weather, water, and climate? Visit our Careers in Meteorology page to find resources on this exciting field.

Weather Resources

Science fair information, games, educational resources, weather safety, and much more!