AgWeatherNet Intern - Mt. Vernon, Prosser, and Pullman, WA

Employer: WSU

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Locations: Mt. Vernon, Prosser, and Pullman, Washington

AgWeatherNet (AWN) is hiring up to 4 PAID INTERNS FOR 2022. The interns will work directly with AWN team members in the following tasks: maintaining weather station equipment; locating appropriate sites for station placement; configuring and installing new stations, sensors, and related equipment; ensuring sensors are calibrated; implementing, improving, interpreting data quality assurance algorithms; and user experience enhancements in web services. Additionally, the interns will work with AWN researchers on data analysis projects that advance AWN performance and capabilities.

Candidates should be pursuing a degree in atmospheric sciences, environmental studies, engineering, agriculture, software engineering, data analytics, or a related discipline and be interested in working outdoors and collecting field observations. Strong communication and teamwork skills are required to constructively engage with researchers and staff.

Schedule: 20-40 hours/week; Pay rate: $19/hour; overnight travel may be required

About AgWeatherNet: WSU AgWeatherNet maintains a state-wide network of automated weather stations and an online platform (weather.wsu.edu) for dissemination of weather data and weather-related near-real time agricultural decision support tools to growers throughout Washington State.

To apply, send the following to mstrong@wsu.edu:

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Location: Mt. Vernon, Prosser, and Pullman, WA
Application Method: https://weather.wsu.edu/?page=news20220310
Base Pay: $19/hr

Posted on April 11, 2022

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