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Fall 2020 Graduate Student Opportunities

Graduate students are being sought who are interested in fundamental and applied research related to the atmosphere. Are you interested in:

Snow pit at Alta

  • Global weather and climate issues,
  • Applying data analytical tools to environmental  information,
  • Mountain weather and snow science,
  • Air chemistry and cloud processes,
  • Predicting wildfires or hurricanes,
  • Cloud/climate feedbacks,
  • Or air quality and public health? 

We will admit 10-12 students for Fall 2020

  • For early consideration, applications must be received by Jan. 24, 2020.
  • Graduate students incur no cost for tuition and receive health benefits.
  • Graduate students are supported financially at a minimum of $26,500 annually.


Graduate student launching weather ballooon during field experiement

Please click on the links below for more information about our program and the University of Utah:

Prospective students can contact the Department at (801) 581-6136 or

How to Apply

Information for International Students

 Graduate student involved in MATERHORN field Experiment

Last Updated: 8/11/20