With a Diploma in Meteorology (D.Met), you’ll be qualified for dynamic positions in both the public and private sectors. The Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS) maintains a list of advertisements for careers in meteorology.
After completing the D.Met program, depending on the qualitifications needed, you could pursue a career as
- a storm chaser
- an aviation program manager
- a broadcaster
- an environmental engineer
Or, you could find a position as a meteorologist with one of these employers:
- The Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC), a division of Environment Canada, is responsible for weather forecasts, observations, and climate research. To work as a meteorologist at MSC, you must have a diploma in meteorology.
- The Weather Network (Toronto, Ontario) is a cable TV station serving weather information to millions of people every week. See the Weather Network’s careers page for available positions.
- AMEC Earth and Environmental is a full-service environmental consulting firm. See their careers page.
- Oceans Ltd., based in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, specializes in marine meteorology.
- Scotia Weather Services, in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, provides weather forecasting and environmental consulting.