|Sector(s)||Computer Science, Information Technology (IT), Quality Management, Science, Scientific, Undergraduates|
Our Industrial Placement scheme offers undergraduates the opportunity to gain valuable experience working alongside some of the UK’s most talented and enthusiastic IT professionals.
As an Industrial Placement within the Observations Quality Management team at the Met Office, you will be paid £17,000 pa and have the opportunity to spend 12 months (between July 2019 - July 2020) working with a team on quality control software, developing your skills and putting what you have learnt into practice.
The Observations Industrial Placement scheme is an exciting opportunity to see first-hand what we do as well as make a real impact that the Met Office truly values. With your industrial experience there is the potential, after obtaining your degree, to apply and join one of our teams.
Meteorological observations underpin Met Office operations, being essential to forecasting and climate services. They are used to initialise numerical models, verify our forecasts, provide consultancy services and monitor climate change. The observations team in Edinburgh is responsible for the quality management of surface meteorological observations that are used by a variety of customers and stored within our climate database.
To become an Industrial Placement within the Observations Quality Management team at the Met Office you will need to be someone who:
Desirably, you would be someone who can also demonstrate:
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