Do you want to put your education to good use? Learn about your academic field in a real world setting? Figure out if your college major will lead to your dream career? A summer internship is a great way to accomplish these goals.
Our intern programs are highly competitive. In an academic environment like ours, we value education and we love mentoring students!
UCAR/NCAR offer summer intern programs for both undergraduate and graduate college students with areas of interest that include engineering, supercomputing, climate/weather and data collection and analysis
For College Students:
For Community College and Technical School Students:
Technical internship Program (TIP): Boulder/Denver area students work during the summer to learn about careers as electronics technicians; computer system help desk support; data loading technicians; entry level programming and scripting; and instrument makers.
Application Deadline: Monday, April 15, 2013
SOARS, SIParCS, and the EOL Engineering Internship (SUPER) all offer travel assistance for students to travel to Boulder for the summer, a competitive hourly rate, housing for the duration of the internship, and a regional bus pass.
To learn more about each of these opportunities and the application deadlines, click on the appropriate link below:
Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS): UCAR's award-winning internship is an undergraduate to graduate program built around a 10-week summer research program, mentoring by top scientists, and a supportive learning community.
To read about SOARS, and to apply, click here. Application deadline: February 1, 2013.
CISL Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Science (SIParCS). This program offers graduate students and undergraduate students (who have completed their sophomore year by summer 2011) significant hands-on R&D opportunities in high performance computing (HPC) and related fields that use HPC for scientific discovery and modeling.
To read about SIParCS, click here. Application deadline: February 2, 2013.
Summer Undergraduate Program for Engineering Research (SUPER) Internship: Interns work in NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory (EOL) help develop new instrumentation and improve the existing suite of NSF/NCAR lower atmospheric observing facilities. Most internships also offer the opportunity to gain practical experience operating operating facilities in the field by deploying on one of our NSF-funded research projects.
To read about the student projects and to apply, click here.
Application Deadline: January 1, 2013
The 2013 Unidata Summer Internship program offers college students (undergraduate juniors and seniors and graduate students) an opportunity to work with Unidata software engineers and scientists on projects drawn from a wide variety of areas that overlap atmospheric and computational sciences. Unidata's mission is to support the Earth Science research and education community with innovative data access, analysis, and visualization tools. Interns will pursue the goal of adding innovative enhancements to data access, analysis, and/or visualization tools developed within Unidata. Interns will also participate in furthering the current open source initiatives within Unidata.
To read about the graduate student projects, click here.
To apply, click here.
Application Deadline: February 15, 2013
For High School Students: The Spark Pre-College Internship Program will not take place in 2013. Check back periodically for updates.