MRCC Summer Intern-Computer Programmer

Availability: May 20, 2014-August 16, 2014

MRCC Summer Intern-Computer Programmer
Position:  Student Hourly
Salary:  $12/hour   40 hours/week
Availability:  May 20, 2014-August 16, 2014

Primary Function of Position:  To serve in a support role within the service and research-based environment at the Midwestern Regional Climate Center (MRCC) with computer programming assistance with MRCC data. 

Duties & Responsibilities: This position is designed to expose the intern to the range of programming needs of the Midwestern Regional Climate Center.  The intern will assist MRCC scientists with the modification and development of computer programs and scripts to gain exposure to online tools development that accesses large atmospheric datasets.  Ability to communicate effectively within a team environment is required.   

Qualifications:  Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student majoring in computer sciences, atmospheric sciences, or related field.  Programming experience with Perl, Python, Javascript and/or Java in a UNIX/LINUX environment is required.  Experience in programming statistical summation of scientific data would be helpful.

Contact Information:  Letters and resumes submitted electronically via email must include the applicant's last name as part of the file name. Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume no later than Monday, March 24, 2014 to:
            Beth Hall, Director MRCC
            Illinois State Water Survey
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