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College/School Eligibility:

  • Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Computing and Information Science
  • Cornell Tech
  • Graduate School
  • Human Ecology

Class Year Eligibility:

  • N/A

Open to:

  • Cornell Undergraduate Students
  • Cornell Graduate/Professional Students

Key Responsibilities
Tasks will include but are not limited to:

  • Research weather station data globally.
  • Conduct simple analysis on existing model performance values to characterize typically ranges.
  • Manipulate and analyze large datasets using tools such as python, R, SQL.
  • Work with the EDF/CREATE team to incorporate findings from datasets described above into the comprehensive understanding of the role of meteorology in fine scale air pollution transport.
  • Participate in project bi-weekly calls, and communicate project progress and results.
  • Participate in advancing EDF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion goals in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected, included, and empowered to address the environmental and organizational challenges in alignment with EDF values.


  • Interest in air pollution and meteorology.
  • Coursework in statistics.
  • Experience in data analysis, data visualization, programming.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be well organized, motivated, and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a team setting and have the ability to work independently when projects are due.
  • Demonstrate initiative and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrate self-awareness, cultural competency and inclusivity, and ability to work with colleagues and stakeholders across diverse cultures and backgrounds.

U.S. Remote, with the option to work hybrid out of the Boulder, CO office if desired by candidate. (US Remote means the intern must be physically located in the US while working, for tax/employment based reasons, for the majority of the internship. If desired, the intern may work hybrid out of the Boulder, CO office, but remote is also fine.)

10 weeks

Full-time (35 hours/week)

Application Materials
Interested applicants should attach their cover letter and resume to the EDF application.