Jane Marie Wix of Brandenburg and Charles Danny Gant of Bowling Green, both junior meteorology majors in WKU’s Department of Geography and Geology, have each been awarded a 2009 Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) internship from the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Louisville. About 60 SCEP internships were awarded nationally.
The highly competitive SCEP internship gives meteorology students valuable work experience at an NWS forecast office under the guidance and direction of their university. Students complete at least 640 hours of hands-on career-related work including forecasting, research and outreach activities. Upon completion of the required work hours and graduation, the SCEP student may be offered a full-time position at the NWS on a non-competitive basis. Continue reading