Meteorology Intern

Fairfax, Virginia
Dec 05, 2022
Jan 28, 2023
Full Time
Dewberry is currently seeking a Meteorology Intern for Summer 2023 to perform daily meteorological reanalysis and reporting of extreme rainfall and flood threats. The individual will also work with Dewberry meteorologists and engineers to support extreme precipitation studies. Office location is flexible (remote opportunity, with lead meteorologist based near Denver, CO).

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Review, aggregate, and report daily meteorological phenomena
  • Gather and analyze spatial precipitation data
  • Work independently and as a member of a multi-functional, dynamic, multi-disciplinary team to develop meteorological data for risk analysis studies.
  • Develop solutions to complex problems in creative and effective ways by analyzing existing programs and new systems.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in meteorology/atmospheric science
  • Knowledge of synoptic and mesoscale weather analysis and forecasting preferred
  • Technical writing skills for scientific and general audiences a plus
  • Experience using Python or R programming (or comparable) a plus
  • GIS (open-source preferred)

Don't meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employee's. So if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

*The hourly pay range for this position is $16.00-$26.69.
*Dewberry offers a comprehensive and very competitive package of insurance programs to regular full-time employees and their eligible dependents the first of the month following their date of hire. The insurance package includes: medical, dental, vision, and supplemental life. Additional insurances, at no cost to the employee: life (employee only), accidental death and dismemberment, business travel and accident, and short- and long-term disability are also provided. Employees pay a share of Dewberry's premium expenses (on a pre-tax basis) for medical and dental insurance plans.
*Dewberry offers a wide range of other employee benefits, including: 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan, 529 College Savings Plans, Travel Assistance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Spending Accounts and Supplemental Life Insurance for employee, spouse, and children.
*In addition, a host of discounted purchase programs are available to all employees.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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