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Do you want to do work that really means something? Contribute your skills and expertise to worthwhile projects, and challenge yourself to learn and grow professionally? Would you like to work for an organization that put down roots in the atmospheric sciences community 50 years ago, and continues to grow today?
NCAR & UCAR host hundreds of visitors each year: university faculty, lab scientists, professionals, and students. Look here for summer internships, fellowships, workshops, and opportunities for scientific visits—from a few days to a sabbatical.
A clearing house for opportunities for the atmospheric and related sciences research community, both nationally and internationally.
The NWSC is the result of a partnership between University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), the State of Wyoming, the University of Wyoming, Cheyenne LEADS, Wyoming Business Council, Cheyenne Light, Fuel & Power Company. The NWSC is operated by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) under the sponsorship of the National Science Foundation.
The NWSC’s first supercomputer is called Yellowstone, named after the world’s first established national park, and in honor of Wyoming’s important role in making the NWSC a reality. This machine is capable of 1.5 quadrillion calculations per second—or, in computing terms, 1.5 petaflops. “FLOPS” stands for “floating point operations per second.”