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Current Workshops & Trainings

aRE yoU The one we're looking for? the REU program is recruiting mentos, speakers, and writing coaches for the upcoming 2022 summer! MEntors: Mentors are tasked with forming a research project that an undergraduate student can complete in less than 10 weeks. Mentors can come from any organizations in norman that are involved in Weather, climate, geography, and radar engineering research. Speakers and workshop leaders: Do you have research that you'd like. to share withthe next generation of students? We have several talks that expose students to a wide variety of research organizations, and careers each suummer. Writing coaches will provide additional one-on-one support outside of workshops and student-mento teams to help students set goals and improve their scienctific writing. we will hold a "how to be a writing coach" workshop for graduate students, post-docs, faculty, and other researchers interested in becoming writing coaches. Real-world Research experiences for undergraduates in Atmospheric and Geographic sciences in norman, oklahoma.
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SESSION 2: Microaggressions and Microinterventions, Fri, March 4 @ 2.00-3.30 pm | NWC 1313 SESSION 3: Demystifying the Reporting Process & DEI as Professional Development, Fri, April 22 @ 2.00-3.30 pm | NWC 1313
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Current Job Openings

The Campus Tour Guide Application is NOW OPEN! Campus Tour Guides are ambassadors for the university and host thousands of guests each year, welcoming new students to the OU Family. Tour Guides share resources, opportunities and support for prospective high school and transfer students. The Application is LIVE at   Job Number: 220555 and is due on Friday, April 1 at 11:59 PM.
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Oklahoma Mesonet Student Job -- System Administrator  The Mesonet System Administration Group is looking for an undergraduate student to provide technical support for Mesonet staff, customers, and equipment and develop/deploy Mesonet monitoring and automation scripts and software. Student employees will gain real-world experience in the challenges of operational meteorological data collection, display, and communication. Questions? Cindy Luttrell
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Mesonet Student Job Announcement! Oklahoma Mesonet Data Services Assistant. Responsibilities: Customer SErvice Information requests, Manage climate and weather archives, climate data analusis and presentation. $11 an hour, up to 20 hours a week. Apply at (job #220419) for more information contact monica mattox at
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SCIPP Student Office Assistant. Apply on the OU job board, Job number: 220356
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DGES and SCIPP Are looking for a graduate plus student to research climate justice! Click on the image to access the PDF with the necessary information!!
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SCIPP Is looking for a GRA to start the fall of 2022! Click the image for the PDF with the necessary information!
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ASCENT, Atompsheric Science and measurement network. were given charge of the Yellowstone Nat'l Park site. Starting next academic year ('22-'23) we will have a GA vacancy open for this project.  Preferred candidate qualifications are: - Background in aerosol or atmospheric chemistry research - Experience operating/troubleshooting aerosol measuring instruments - Completed a course in advanced linear algebra, or experience with matrix factorizations (Eigen, SVD, etc.)  Relating to the duties of maintaining the site, the GA will have to visit the site during Yellowstone NP closure months which involves long snowmobiling trips into the backcountry. Candidates should be comfortable with occasionally working in harsh conditions and in the wilderness (grizzlies and wolves).
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For Interested candidates, please contact Shane Murphy.

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Current Internship Opportunities

Canadian County 2022 Summer Internship Department of Emergency Management. The Internship Program runs throughout the summer months of June 1, 2021 - August 1, 2021. The internship is scheduled for 40 hours/week in length so the student can gain enough experience in the emergency management field to benefit him/her in the workplace. Intern responsibilities and tasks vary by location and can include conducting research, plan development/review, attending meetings, training and exercise development, grant administration and more. Students will work with the Emergency Management Director for guidance and support. The Department of Emergency Management Internship Program is a paid program.
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The Weather Channel Summer 2022 WEather producer internship. Using the Link, search "Weather Producer -  Intern"  SPECIFIC Responsibilities - Learns to create content using multiple graphic systems, with an emphasis on WSI’s TruVu Max, to enhance on-air coverage of a weather story Stays aware of the current meteorological pattern and contributes stories to the weather-content editorial process Coordinates with Meteorological Content Producers on earlier and later shifts to assure continuity in weather storytelling Learns to drive the inclusion and prioritization of weather stories in the assigned program or daypart, creates the graphics, and/or commissions the creation and/or acquisition of supporting visual elements Ensures that all weather graphics adhere to meteorological and design standards Uses all technology concurrently to tell specific weather stories including utilizing TruVu Max’s severe weather tools Ensure that TWC is first-to-air visually and verbally with all breaking weather information Completes assigned projects thoroughly and in a timely manner Supports coverage of significant weather events Is capable of working in support of WPD’s 24/7 partnership with Live Programming
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Current Research Opportunities

Description: CAPS are seeking an undergraduate academic assistant for a summer 2022 research project at the intersection of severe weather and emergency management. This is a paid student position $10-11 an hour. This research explores how organizational and individual differences among city and county Emergency Managers might be influencing how they use National Weather Service forecasts and decision support information and convey that information to other officials in their jurisdictions. We are using a survey methodology to explore emergency managers’ organizational and individual psychological differences. The student will work on a team with students from OU and Jackson State University to review and summarize literature related to individual psychological differences; assist in survey development, deployment, and data analysis; give scientific presentations; and develop scientific writing skills.   We prefer a student who can join two meetings by the week of May 9 or 16 to meet with our current team, and then work 35 hrs per week between May 23 and July 30.   The ideal candidate will be a meteorology or geography major or minor with desire to work in forecasting or emergency management in the future.   To apply: Please forward a resume, academic transcripts, class schedule, and brief description of your interest in this project to Dr. Daphne LaDue,   Applications will be reviewed starting Monday, April 25.
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With a storm looming on the horizon, two students prepare a large, brightly colored weather balloon for launch. Photo courtesy of NOAA.
Preparing for a radiosonde release during a research project. Photo courtesy of NOAA.