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2019 Summer Internship Program - Aer - Research Assistant

Verisk Analytics

2019 Summer Internship Program - Aer - Research Assistant
Lexington, MA Internship Paid

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2019 Summer Internship Program - AER - Research Assistant - Job ID: 20181224-13248-FF - Company Name: AER - Description: - Verisk 2019 Summer Internship Program Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. (AER) Research Assistant Internship: Lexington, MA At - , youll be part of a culture that celebrates success, recognizes and rewards achievements and excellence, and provides personal and professional enrichment opportunities. If you join our team, you may be collaborating with the person who wrote your textbook or was the keynote speaker at the last conference you attended. If you have an analytical mindset, a passion for innovation, and an interest in business, come join our paid 2019 summer internship program. About AER: Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. (AER) is dedicated to advancing the scientific understanding of the atmosphere, ocean, and space environments. We serve our clients, which include NOAA, NASA, and several large insurance and energy companies, by providing state-of-the-art research, development, and analysis delivered in reports, databases, software solutions, and peer-reviewed articles in high-impact scientific journals. Our scientists and engineers are globally recognized for being at the forefront of their respective fields. Our areas of expertise span numerical weather prediction, oceanography, atmospheric chemistry, satellite meteorology, remote sensing, space weather and effects research, climatology, radiative transfer, and systems engineering. As a result of our research, AER has developed a number of advanced computer models, analysis tools, and databases designed for diagnostic and prognostic studies of atmospheric and oceanic dynamics, composition, climate, and radiation. For more information visit - . Job Description: AER is hiring for a 10- to 12-week summer internship as a Research Assistant at our Lexington, MA office. The Research Assistant will work on a research project in atmospheric chemistry, oceanography, meteorology, climatology, or remote sensing in our Research and Development Division. The Research Assistant will perform data analysis and scientific computer modeling tasks as part of a collaborative, multidisciplinary team, leveraging their existing technical and scientific skills to provide a new perspective on the project and thereby helping to inspire creativity across the organization. The position requires imaginative, dependable individuals who can work well as part of a team and who carefully scrutinize their technical work to ensure high-quality results. Responsibilities: - Support AERs Research and Development Division by performing scientific research and programming tasks as part of project teams working on meteorology, oceanography, atmospheric chemistry, climatology, or remote sensing. - Assist in the modification and implementation of scientific programming applications. - Use established mathematical and scientific techniques to compile and analyze Earth science data. - Assist in the preparation and presentation of technical results and software documentation, as well as conference presentations, journal articles, and project reports. - Contribute creative ideas to further the development of AERs scientific projects. - Expand your scientific and technical skills under the guidance of AERs senior scientists and engineers. Requirements: - At least two years of undergraduate study or one year of graduate study in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) field, such as oceanography, meteorology, physics, chemistry, engineering, computer science, or applied math. Students currently studying for a B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in these fields are especially encouraged to apply. - Familiarity with Unix/Linux-based computer systems. - Excellent communication and scientific writing skills. - Some experience with scientific programming or modeling in languages such as Matlab, FORTRAN, Python, and R. About Verisk: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK), is a leading data analytics provider. We are making an impact on a global scale through our many portfolio companies, including: 3E, AER, AIR, Argus, Geomni, IntelliCorp, ISO, Maplecroft, PowerAdvocate, Sequel, Verisk Retail, Wood Mackenzie, and Xactware. Verisk is an equal opportunity employer. The companys policies for recruitment, advancement, and retention of employees forbid discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veterans status, age, or disability and any other criteria prohibited by law. - Requirements: - Education - Bachelors - Job Type - Intern - Location - East Coast