Career Overview

What is Atmospheric Sciences?
A Guide for the Prospective Student

Career Overview
A Guide to Meteorology Resources
What is Environmental Science?

The department's close relationship with the local National Weather Service (NWS) Forecast Office allows you to pursue invaluable cooperative education coursework, serving as a launching pad for an exciting career with the NWS, NASA, the Environmental Protection Agency, and many media fields. A range of careers awaits in areas of broadcast and industrial/commercial forecasting, federal meteorology, research in federal or state labs and agencies, environmental consulting, and field work in air quality, pollution, health, and safety.

Graduate Testimonial:
"As a broadcast meteorologist now, I'm doing what I love by telling a weather story to my viewers every morning."
~Amanda Bickel, Meteorologist, KNBN
 BS IS Atmospheric Sciences, SDSM&T, 2010