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Internship Opportunities

June 26, 2023

Internship opportunities:

NOAA Education hosts a website with information about scholarships, internships, fellowships, and career development opportunities for high school students through post-doctoral.

Educational Partnership Program with Minority-Serving Institutions: The EPP/MSI is a Federal STEM education and NOAA mission future workforce program with focus on:supporting the training and graduation of students and increasing participation of students from traditionally underrepresented minority communities. The goal is to develop eligible candidates in support of a diverse future workforce for NOAA and NOAA mission-related enterprises..

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship: The Hollings Scholarship Program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer.

William M. Lapenta NWS Student Internship Program: NOAA offers paid summer internships targeted towards current 2nd and 3rd-year undergraduate and enrolled graduate students to work in areas that will provide robust research and/or operational experience that will prepare the student for further study in NOAA fields, for application to fellowships or for the NOAA-mission workforce.

Pathways Program: Eligible undergraduate interns may be converted to a permanent federal position within a defined timeframe upon successful completion of the program that combines education and work experience.

NOAA Experiential Research and Training Opportunities (NERTO): NERTO EPP/MSI Cooperative Science Center-supported students participating in NOAA mission-aligned research and training at NOAA facilities.

SOARS: Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS): SOARS invites students from multiple STEM disciplines -- including chemistry, ecology, engineering, geography, mathematics, meteorology, physics, and the social sciences--to deepen their expertise in understanding the Earth’s Atmosphere. Our Program is designed to promote and support research, mentoring and community. SOARS Protégés can participate for up to four (4) summers conducting research in atmospheric and earth-system sciences. SOARS offers comprehensive financial support for summer research, conference travel, as well as undergraduate and graduate school funding.

RECCS: Research Experience for Community College Students: RECCS is a paid summer research experience program open to all Colorado (and CO's surrounding states) community college students. The goal of RECCS is to give community college students an authentic research experience at CU Boulder. The program allows students to explore environmental or geosciences and gain the confidence to transition to a four-year program in the STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) disciplines.