in Los Angeles, California; and 9-10 December in National Council of Industrial Meteorologists Dallas, Texas. For information about tuition and reg- Summer Intern Program istration, call the course registrar at 214-661-8100 or fax to 214-385-9203. The National Council of Industrial Meteorologists (NCIM) was organized in 1968 to further the profes- Buildings Versus Extreme Winds. A two-and-one- sional practice of industrial meteorology. Individual half-day short course, "Engineering for Extreme members of NCIM provide services including fore- Winds: 1996," will be presented at Texas Tech Uni- casting for clients such as highway departments and versity on 7- 9 February 1996. The Wind Engineer- power companies with specialized needs in the areas of engineering and construction, shipping, oil produc- ing Research Center is sponsoring the event. The tion, agriculture, media information, and motion pic- course is directed toward architects, engineers, build- ture/television production. Additionally, service in ing officials, and other personnel who are involved forensic meteorology is provided to the legal profes- with the design of buildings to resist extreme winds, sion. Requirements for membership in NCIM are as well as toward individuals involved with the inter- similar to those of the AMS Certified Consulting pretation of wind load standards and codes. The course Meteorologist program. will present and discuss the new wind load provisions Program Description of ASCE 7-95, wind-induced damage, design for hur- Summer internships are for $1800 per summer ricane winds, and design for tornadoes. To register or season of employment with a firm having an NCIM to receive additional information, contact Birgit member. The intent of this program is to provide Rahman, Division of Continuing Education, Texas work experience for up to four students nationwide Tech University, Box 42191, Lubbock, TX 79409- to help defray their expenses for working at an NCIM 2191; telephone: 806-742-2352; fax: 806-742-2318. member's business. The program is not intended to replace regular wages paid by the business for sum- mertime employment. NIDS Training. Two-day training sessions on NEXRAD Information Dissemination Service (NIDS) Who Is Eligible? products are being offered regionally around the coun- Summer internships are available to full-time stu- try by Unisys Weather Information Services. Train- dents entering not less than their junior year in 1996/ ing subjects include radar theory, NIDS products, and 97. Two categories of students are eligible: applications. For more information, contact the Unisys 1) Students who are enrolled or who are planning NIDS Training Coordinator at 610-444-2400. to enroll in a course of study leading to a degree in the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydro- Submission Information. All organizations are in- logic sciences. vited to submit programs for inclusion in the Continu- ing Education column. Please send submissions to 2) Students who are enrolled in a program leading to a degree in science or engineering who have Bulletin News Editor, AMS, 45 Beacon St., Boston, demonstrated a clear intent to pursue a career in MA 02108; fax: 617-742-8718; e-mail: jburba@ the atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic ametsoc.org. Please include the following informa- sciences following completion of appropriate tion: program title, brief description, and contact in- specialized education at the graduate level. formation (address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address). • Applicants must have successfully completed not less than two years of study at an accredited institu- tion. Candidates must be United States citizens or hold permanent resident status. There are no age re- strictions. Seal* f\p,j fpAJ)vat How to Apply Requests for the internship, including resume and cover letter, should be sent to Robert N. Swanson, Certified Consulting Meteorologist, 1216 Babel 851 Mark Nelsen 1995 Lane, Concord, CA 94518; telephone and fax: 510- 852 Anthony T. Schumacher 1995 676-2228. 13 7 Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Jan 1, 1996
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