Student Opportunities

Travel Grants

The 29th Conference on Severe Local Storms has a Student Travel Grant Available. The deadline date is August 31, 2018. Please see the 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 volunteered for food allowance. Transportation and lodging are not covered. This program is a first come, first served basis. A limited number of students will be needed for the conference. Those students interested should contact Meghan Summers,

Student Award Opportunities

The 29th Conference on Severe Local Storms will host a student competition for both oral and poster presentations. Cash prizes and a certificate from AMS for first, second and third places will be awarded to first author students presenting his or her own original work. Students who wish to be considered for the completion must indicate their eligibility when submitting their abstracts. For additional information please contact program chairs Terra Ladwig, or Matt Kumjian,

SLS Student Networking Luncheon

A student luncheon will take place on Wednesday during the conference lunch break.  This casual event is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to interact and network with several invited professionals from the community representing academia, private industry, government labs, and government operational settings.  Students can ask questions and chat about job opportunities, career paths, work-life balance and more!