North Carolina State University
Asheville, NC, United States
It, Internship, Engineering, Sciences, Education
Mar 25, 2020
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.
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
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
All applicants must complete
application, answer all supplemental questions, and provide the following at time of application:
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.
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North Carolina State University
Website : https://www.ncsu.edu