Job Details

Temporary Student Intern

Company name
North Carolina State University

Asheville, NC, United States

Employment Type

It, Internship, Engineering, Sciences, Education

Posted on
Mar 25, 2020

Valid Through
Jul 08, 2020


Essential Job Duties

The North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies (


) in Asheville, NC is currently seeking one or more student interns to work with Institute and



scientists on current projects for the summer semester. The intern(s) will support various project­ related tasks assigned by scientists who will provide appropriate guidance. Such activities may include, but are not limited to: data search and acquisition, data formatting, statistical analysis, mathematical model formulation, data calibration, assessment, and various applications.

The intern(s) will be expected to utilize their education and background to:

­-Complete a variety of scientific tasks under guidance from Institute scientists;

­-Apply mathematical and statistical concepts to environmental information;

-Demonstrate strong technical aptitude and ability to research and solve complex issues independently; ­

-Demonstrate willingness and ability to learn and apply new skills as needed;

­-Effectively communicate challenges, approaches, and resolutions to all levels of the organization as requested or needed;

-Maintain confidentiality with sensitive customer and internal information.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Minimum Experience/Education

High school diploma, or equivalent, and college coursework pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, geography, meteorology, atmospheric science, or related field with a minimum


of 3.2.

Departmental Required Skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and solid interpersonal skills. Ability to multitask and meet deadlines. Must be able to work independently as well as make positive team contributions.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Currently enrolled in a post-secondary academic program and actively pursuing a degree in meteorology, atmospheric science, geophysics, Earth or environmental science, mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, geography, or related field, with preference given to those with a


of 3.5 or higher.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

All applicants must complete


application, answer all supplemental questions, and provide the following at time of application:

Cover letter

Resume or CV

Contact information for references

Job Open Date


Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.


Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?


Proposed Hire Date



NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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