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Internship Opportunity

Understanding NOAA’s Benefit to Society

Posted on: 02/07/2019

Summary / Description

NOAA’s responsibilities range from weather and climate forecasting to ensuring the sound management of the nation’s coastal and ocean resources. In fulfilling its mission, the agency’s programs create economic value. The person working on this project would collaborate with the Office of the Chief Economist and NOAA’s line offices to better understand NOAA’s benefit to society. Activities would include developing a system for reporting the economic impact of NOAA products and services; developing strategies to identify and understand NOAA’s customers and their needs to ensure effective product delivery.

Skills Required

Seeking a motivated self-starter with an interest in social sciences related to weather, climate or ocean conservation. Introductory course in economics.

  • Fluency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Excellent writing and copyediting skills.
  • Strong work ethic; attention to detail and good organizational skills; ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Creativity and adaptability.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.


Silver Spring, MD

Other Information

Intern Supervisor:
Ayeisha Brinson
Number of Slots Available:
Is free housing available:
Can international students be placed:

NCCOS delivers ecosystem science solutions for stewardship of the nation’s ocean and coastal resources, in direct support of NOS priorities, offices, and customers, and to sustain thriving coastal communities and economies.

National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
1305 East West Highway, Rm 8110
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: (240) 533-0300 / Fax: (301) 713-4353
Email: nccos.webcontent@noaa.gov

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