97th AMS Annual Meeting | 22–26 January 2017 | Seattle, WA


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. First-time attendee? We've got tips for you on how to get the most out of your first meeting.

  • Expand your knowledge.

  • Improve your research opportunities.

  • Share your own ideas.

  • Connect with experts.

  • Grow personally and professionally.


Student Conference

Listen to invited speakers from various job sectors on potential career options and enjoy an exclusive career fair and networking evening.

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Other Events of Interest for Students

2017 AMS Annual Meeting Publications Workshop: The Importance of Peer Reviewers: Best Practices and Stories from the Inside
AMS Career Fair
21–23 January 2017, Poster Hall
Discussion of AMS information statement on the Bachelor's Degree in Atmospheric Science
Early Career Professionals Reception

Do you consider yourself an early career professional? Are you trying to find your niche within the AMS community? Or, perhaps you are looking to connect with other AMS early career professionals? If so, you are not alone!

Fifth Annual AMS Conference for Early Career Professionals

The conference comprises a mix of speakers, panelists, and group discussions.  Several networking opportunities throughout the conference encourage communication with both other young professional attendees and invited early, mid, and late career professionals involved in AMS.  A special networking event will held early Sunday evening for only those that register for the conference.

How Policy and Law Affect Early Career Scientists
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Third Annual Speed Networking Event for Students and Early Career Professionals

Free of Charge and Open to All!
Teachers, students, families, weather enthusiasts of all ages!  Join us for the American Meteorological Society’s 16th Annual WeatherFest, a cool, fun, and fascinating look at all things weather, water, and climate.

Student Award Opportunities

Share your research with colleagues and be eligible win an award!

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Travel Grants

Travel grants are for current senior undergraduate or graduate students interested in attending the AMS Annual Meeting. Applications were due by 14 October.

Learn more about travel grants


Student Assistant Program

Help AMS staff run the Annual Meeting! Open to undergraduate students who are active AMS student members. Applications were due by 14 October.

Learn more about being a student assistant