Many students who receive B.S. degrees in Meteorology obtain employment with government agencies such as the National Weather Service, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Department of Defense, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the military services. Other employers include private meteorological consulting and weather forecasting companies, air quality consulting firms, airlines, TV stations, energy trading companies, universities, state governments, agricultural firms, and computer-related industries. Positions in teaching and research normally require a graduate degree.
The job market for holders of B.S. degrees fluctuates, in large part due to changes in hiring by the federal government. In general, the job market for meteorology graduates is quite good. Because meteorology students have a good background in physics, mathematics, and computer sciences, the potential job market extends well beyond meteorology.
All students in Atmospheric Sciences are encouraged to work with the Texas A&M University Career Center from the start of your freshman year through graduation. The Career Center has something to offer everyone with immense resources and endless opportunities.