AMS loves students!
If you’re a student interested in and or currently studying the field of weather, water, and climate, attending the AMS Annual 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.
Looking for a job or graduate school? Attend the AMS Career and Networking Fair!
This event offers a convenient way for meeting attendees to explore available career and graduate school opportunities with representatives from academic institutions, government agencies, and companies in the private sector. The Career Fair’s hours of operation are 5:00–7:00 P.M. on Sunday, 10 January, with an Opening Reception for attendees of the Student Conference held on Saturday, 9 January, from 5:30 to 7:30 P.M. Exhibit Hall E.
First-time Attendee? Make sure you attend Newcomer’s Welcome and Informational Exchange!
Sunday, 10 January 2016: 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Room 255/257 ( New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention CenterThis session is designed to provide first-time attendees with an overview of the annual meeting and suggestions on how to get the most out of their time while attending the meeting.
Second Satellite Meteorology Student Reception
Hold The TIME!
Are you interested in networking with professionals in the field of satellite meteorology? Did you attend the Satellite Meteorology Student Reception at last year’s AMS Annual Meeting? Last year’s inaugural student reception was a relaxed, evening event that provided a great opportunity for specialized satellite meteorological mentors (senior professionals) to network with energetic students who were preparing to enter the professional ranks.
This year, the second Satellite Meteorology Student Reception will be held during the 96th American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting at the New Orleans Convention Center on Monday, January 11, 2016 from 7:00-9:00PM located in the foyer space outside the rooms numbered in the 250s. Our planning committee is exploring ‘speed networking’, similar to ‘speed dating’, where the mentors (satellite meteorology professionals) will roam between tables at set intervals so that the students are introduced to a wide array of professions in the field of satellite meteorology. The speed networking will be followed by a social with light hors d'oeuvres which will be a great time for open networking. This will allow the students and the mentors of their selected discipline to have extended conversations after their speed-mentoring introductions.
On behalf of the 12th Symposium on New Generation Operational Environmental Satellite Systems, the 4th Symposium on the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, and the 6th Conference on the Transition of Research to Operations, we invite all students with an strong interest in satellite meteorology or who are participating in these symposia (orally and/or poster) to join us!
- Student Travel Grants
- Deadline: 9 October 2015
Travel grants are available for senior undergraduate and graduate students to attend AMS meetings held in the U.S. or Canada.
- Student Assistant Program
- Deadline: 9 October 2015
The Student Assistant Program is open to undergraduate students, who are active AMS student members. The program provides partial travel support to students willing to assist AMS staff in administering the annual meeting.
- Student Award Opportunities
Many conferences offer award certificates and cash prizes for the best student oral and poster presentations at the conference.