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Co-Op, Meteorology (Spring, 2025)

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  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Data
  • Atlanta

Requirements

  • What You Need To Succeed (Minimum Qualifications):
  • Is at least 18 years of age and has authorization to work in the United States.
  • Possesses a high school diploma, GED, or high school equivalency.
  • Embraces diverse people, thinking, and styles.
  • Consistently prioritizes safety and security of self, others, and personal data.
  • The candidate must possess Delta's core values of honesty, integrity, respect, perseverance, and servant leadership.
  • The candidate must convey a professional image to all levels of associates.
  • The candidate must be able to effectively communicate information (verbal and written) and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Candidates should have a strong command of meteorological observational data, numerical weather prediction, data analytics and basic coding (Python, SQL, HTML, Javascript, or similar).
  • The candidate must be enrolled in an atmospheric science, meteorology or similar degree and preferrably completed a Dynamic Meteorology course.
  • The successful candidate will be a motivated, self-starting, critical thinker with a passion for meteorology and aviation currently enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year university.

Responsibilities

  • The Meteorology Cooperative Learning program is designed to help students prepare for professional careers in the field of Meteorology or a related profession. It will provide practical, real-world experiences that challenge the student both personally and professionally.
  • Candidates will rotate work and school every other semester. This position is for Spring 2025, Fall 2025 and Summer 2026. We will consider candidates that can only work 1 or 2 rotations, but prefer candidates that can commit to all 3 rotations. The selected candidate will have completed a minimum of 30 hours of undergraduate courses in order to be eligible for the Co-op program.
  • The student can expect to gain valuable industry experience, work on substantive projects, and develop professional skills through training and mentoring with experienced professionals. The students time will be split with approximately 85% of the time spent on project work and 15% observing and forecasting with meteorologists while they perform operational duties
  • The student will be responsible for working on a variety of interesting and challenging projects that contribute to the departments' continued improvement and success. This includes gathering and analyzing meteorological data for various projects, creating training material and developing various tools/websites to improve our processes and procedures.
  • The Co-op can also expect to gain hands-on forecasting experience learning with Delta's team of Meteorologists that provide a wide range of weather forecast products.
  • For out-of-state candidates there is a housing stipend provided to help with offsetting relocation expenses.

FAQs

Can I participate in the Meteorology Co-Op program if I have not completed 30 hours of undergraduate courses yet?

No, in order to be eligible for the Co-op program, you must have completed a minimum of 30 hours of undergraduate courses.

Is this a paid position?

Yes, this is a full-time, paid position.

Do I need to be enrolled in a specific degree program to apply for this Co-Op?

Yes, candidates should be enrolled in an atmospheric science, meteorology, or similar degree program.

Will there be training and mentoring provided during the Co-Op program?

Yes, the selected candidate can expect to gain valuable industry experience, work on substantive projects, and develop professional skills through training and mentoring with experienced professionals.

What are the preferred coding languages for candidates to know?

Candidates should have a strong command of basic coding languages such as Python, SQL, HTML, Javascript, or similar.

Do out-of-state candidates receive any help with relocation expenses?

Yes, for out-of-state candidates, there is a housing stipend provided to help with offsetting relocation expenses.

How much of the Co-Op program will be spent on project work?

Approximately 85% of the Co-Op's time will be spent on project work, with the remaining 15% observing and forecasting with meteorologists.

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