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Learn about careers in meteorology and beyond. Join the American Meteorological Society (AMS) as they talk to experts working in weather, water, and climate sciences.

Clear Skies Ahead: Conversations about Careers in Meteorology and Beyond The American Meteorological Society

    • Careers

Learn about careers in meteorology and beyond. Join the American Meteorological Society (AMS) as they talk to experts working in weather, water, and climate sciences.

    Azar Abadi, Research Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska’s College of Public Health Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska

    Azar Abadi, Research Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska’s College of Public Health Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska

    We talk to Azar Abadi, Research Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska’s College of Public Health Medical Center, about how climate change is affecting people worldwide, the need for climate change expertise in many different sectors, and the challenge of communicating climate risks to rural communities in the United States.
    Episode transcript (https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/education-careers/careers/career-guides-tools/all-about-careers-in-meteorology/clear-skies-ahead-podcast/clear-skies-ahead-azar-abadi-transcript/)

    Hosts: Kelly Savoie and Rex HornerMusic by Steve SavoieProduced by Brandon M. Crose
    AMS Career Resources: https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/education-careers/careers/Contact us: skypodcast (at) ametsoc.orgCopyright © 2020 American Meteorological Society

    • 28 min
    Ryder Fox, Research Fellow in the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program at the University of Miami and Consultant at Diversity Learning Solutions

    Ryder Fox, Research Fellow in the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program at the University of Miami and Consultant at Diversity Learning Solutions

    We talk to Ryder Fox, Research Fellow in the DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program at the University of Miami and Consultant at Diversity Learning Solutions, about their nontraditional background, their time-management superpower, the need for diversity, equity, and inclusion advocacy in the sciences, and working for an organization that shares your values.
    Episode transcript (https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/education-careers/careers/career-guides-tools/all-about-careers-in-meteorology/clear-skies-ahead-podcast/clear-skies-ahead-ryder-fox-transcript/)

    Hosts: Kelly Savoie and Rex HornerMusic by Steve SavoieProduced by Brandon M. Crose
    AMS Career Resources: https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/education-careers/careers/Contact us: skypodcast (at) ametsoc.orgCopyright © 2020 American Meteorological Society

    • 25 min
    Sheila Steinberg, Professor of Social and Environmental Sciences and Faculty President at Brandman University in Irvine, California

    Sheila Steinberg, Professor of Social and Environmental Sciences and Faculty President at Brandman University in Irvine, California

    We talk to Sheila Steinberg, Professor of Social and Environmental Sciences at Brandman University, about her field work in the Peace Corps, infusing mixed methods research into curriculum, working in an interdisciplinary environment, and the social component of science.
    Episode transcript (https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/education-careers/careers/career-guides-tools/all-about-careers-in-meteorology/clear-skies-ahead-podcast/clear-skies-ahead-sheila-steinberg-transcipt/)

    Hosts: Kelly Savoie and Rex HornerMusic by Steve SavoieProduced by Brandon M. Crose
    AMS Career Resources: https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/education-careers/careers/Contact us: skypodcast (at) ametsoc.orgCopyright © 2020 American Meteorological Society

    • 28 min
    Brett Edwards, Meteorologist at AccuWeather in State College, Pennsylvania

    Brett Edwards, Meteorologist at AccuWeather in State College, Pennsylvania

    We talk to Brett Edwards about his work as a Meteorologist at AccuWeather. We discuss the unrivaled importance of networking, the need for coding skills in the industry, his personal forecasting “wins,” avoiding burnout, and the collaborative science behind a forecast.
    Note: Brett is now a Meteorologist at Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

    Episode transcript (https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/index.cfm?LinkServID=A89DFD7E-00E5-9C99-5C9235F5D4B1983F)

    Hosts: Kelly Savoie and Rex HornerMusic by Steve SavoieProduced by Brandon M. Crose
    AMS Career Resources: https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/education-careers/careers/Contact us: skypodcast (at) ametsoc.orgCopyright © 2020 American Meteorological Society

    • 23 min
    Bernadette Woods Placky, Chief Meteorologist and Climate Matters Program Director at Climate Central in Princeton, New Jersey

    Bernadette Woods Placky, Chief Meteorologist and Climate Matters Program Director at Climate Central in Princeton, New Jersey

    We talk to Bernadette Woods Placky, Chief Meteorologist and Climate Matters Program Director at Climate Central, about transitioning out of broadcast television, how a minor in French eventually coincided with international work around the Paris Climate Change Agreement, mentors that built her climate IQ, and environmental takeaways from Dr. Seuss.
    Episode transcript (https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/education-careers/careers/career-guides-tools/all-about-careers-in-meteorology/clear-skies-ahead-podcast/clear-skies-ahead-bernadette-woods-placky-transcript/)
    Hosts: Kelly Savoie and Rex HornerMusic by Steve SavoieProduced by Brandon M. Crose
    AMS Career Resources: https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/education-careers/careers/Contact us: skypodcast (at) ametsoc.orgCopyright © 2020 American Meteorological Society

    • 29 min
    Randy Bass, Manager of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Weather Research Branch and AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist

    Randy Bass, Manager of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Weather Research Branch and AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist

    We talk to Randy Bass, a Manager of the Federal Aviation Administration's Weather Research Branch and an AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist, about serving as an officer in the Air Force, close calls with tornadoes, transitioning a research capability into operations, and making your next flight as smooth and safe as possible.
    Episode transcript (https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/education-careers/careers/career-guides-tools/all-about-careers-in-meteorology/clear-skies-ahead-podcast/clear-skies-ahead-randy-bass-transcript/)
    Hosts: Kelly Savoie and Rex HornerMusic by Steve SavoieProduced by Brandon M. Crose
    AMS Career Resources: https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/education-careers/careers/Contact us: skypodcast (at) ametsoc.orgCopyright © 2020 American Meteorological Society

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