The faculty aids graduating seniors in finding jobs or in graduate school admission. The program keeps a database of companies that have hired its students so that future graduates can use it to aid in their search. A November 8, 2011 report on employment rates of graduates reports that Meteorology majors are in the top ten in the United States, with an unemployment rate of only 1.6%. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook reports that the 2012 median income of Meteorology graduates was $89,260 per year. Do well and you will get a job.
It's never too late to become a meteorologist. Read a New York Times article about returning to school to study weather and climate.
- Careers Opportunities for Rutgers Meteorology Majors
- University Career Services
- Department of Commerce Report on Science, Technology, and Math (STEM) Employment Prospects
- UCARConnect Career Resources for Students
- The University of Illinois provides a Comprehensive List of Sites with Job Listings for Meteorologists
- NOAA Corps