Current Internship Opportunities

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Current Internship Opportunities

NCICS is currently seeking several students interested in a remote internship.

Please review the project needs below and, if interested, apply through the NCSU Jobs site links at the end of the description (do not email applications). In your cover letter, please be sure to note any relevant training.

Fall Internship #1: Statistical Analysis Internship

Extreme values modeling and estimation are a key challenge in climate data analysis. Understanding the statistical properties of extremes in a climate data set is of high interest to scientists, planners and engineers. The characterization of the distribution and frequency of the extreme values is used to answer questions on how often certain climatic phenomena would occur and whether there are trends in the data. This research project involves describing and discussing approaches for various statistical methods involved in estimating extremes. Specifically, the project will entail analyzing precipitation data at a state level using a generalized extreme value analysis method and comparing it with other extreme value analysis methods.

This will be a paid, part-time internship position, working remotely. For details and to apply, please go to: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/147312

Fall Internship #2: Hurricane Strength Estimates

We are interested in an intern to compare hurricane strength estimates between an automated satellite dataset and the best track surface pressure data from the National Hurricane Center. A follow on could be looking at forecast skill for pressure (usually they only look at wind).

This will be a paid, part-time internship position, working remotely. For details and to apply, please go to: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/147312

Fall Internship #3: Climate and Mental Health

The impact of climate and weather variability on mental health and well-being is an emerging research priority, particularly as it pertains to vulnerable populations of concern. We have assembled data on more than 10 years of emergency department visits examining an array of mental health outcomes (e.g., depression, anxiety, suicide). We also have a dataset on contextual factors behind suicides and homicides for the same time period. Lastly, we have an existing partnership with Crisis Text Line, a national non-profit that provides free text-based crisis counseling to anyone in need across the nation. We will also be analyzing these data.

This will be a paid, part-time internship position, working remotely. For details and to apply, please go to: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/147312

Other Applications

To apply for an unpaid internship position, please submit the following materials to internships@ncics.org:
  1. Cover letter, including:
    • Proposed project plan based on an NCICS program area (visit our Expertise< and Portfolio pages for additional information) or a statement of general interest
    • Brief description of prior experience and interest
    • Proposed dates for the internship
  2. Official information regarding approved enrollment or participation in an internship program with a school/home institution, if applicable
  3. Recommendation letter
  4. Most recent transcripts
  5. Resume

For questions, email: internships@ncics.org