AMS Meeting Opportunities for Students

AMS Meeting Opportunities for Students

If you’re a student interested in and or currently studying the field of weather, water, and climate, attending an AMS meeting is an essential and important step in your career path.

  • Expand your knowledge.
  • Improve your research opportunities.
  • Share your own ideas.
  • Connect with experts.
  • Grow personally and professionally.

AMS wants to help you attend our meetings – we offer several support opportunities to make this possible:

Student Travel Grants

AMS Annual Meeting Virtual Student Travel Grants afford an outstanding opportunity for students interested in attending the world’s largest yearly gathering for the weather, water, and climate community. AMS wants to encourage interactions among students, their peers, and professionals in the field. These virtual travel grants are intended for students who are not presenting and who will be serving as a student assistant for the 101st Annual Meeting.  View deadlines and application.

Student Awards

Many conferences offer award certificates and cash prizes for the best student oral and poster presentations at the conference. Browse the upcoming meetings page to see which meetings offer opportunities to win awards.

Past Meeting Student Awardees

Annual Meeting Student Assistant Program

We are looking for dependable undergraduate student members to work directly with AMS staff members assisting in moderating sessions for the virtual elements of the 101st AMS Annual Meeting. Student Assistants will be provided with 101st Annual Meeting registration (short courses not included), and a small per diem.  Training will be provided. Visit the Student Assistant Program page to learn more and apply. 

Student Volunteering

Volunteer opportunities are available for students during most AMS meetings. Being a student assistant is fun and educationally rewarding, but it is also a demanding job! Browse the upcoming meetings page to see which meetings are looking for student volunteers.