Virtually all of our graduates over the past ten years are currently employed in various fields of meteorology, including those in private industry, academia, and the public sector.

Examples of places of employment of graduates in the last 10 years:

  • National Weather Service
  • U.S. Armed Forces
  • Jeppesen DataPlan
  • Lawrence Livermore National Lab
  • Applied Weather Technology
  • Weather Underground
  • WeatherNews, Inc.
  • IPS MeteoStar
  • Many TV stations including KNTV in San Jose
  • Masters and PhD programs at other Universities

The American Meteorological Society has a general guide to Careers in the Atmospheric Sciences, which might be helpful.

Find out more about some of our Alumni, including their places of employment. A significant number of our MS and BS recipients go on to get their PhD. In the past 10 years we have sent to students to many schools including Harvard, Stanford, University of Washington, Colorado State, and Penn State among others.


San Jose State University Department of Meteorology, Duncan Hall 620
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