National Weather Service Advises Rutgers Graduate Student

March 4, 2022

Forecasters from the National Weather Service met with Rutgers’ graduate student Casey Jones this past February to discuss career paths within their agency.  The National Weather Service is tasked with providing weather forecasts and warnings of hazardous weather for the protection of life and property to enhance of the national economy.  Casey is presently a student in the Masters of Operational Oceanography program within the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences.  Casey met with Lead Marine Forecaster Sarah Johnson as well as Science and Operations Officer Brian Haines.  They both shared their career experiences working in the agency.  They also described entry level and internship opportunities for Casey to pursue with the Weather Service. Dr. Hugh Roarty also participated in the call and is an advisor for the current masters class of students.