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Met Office Careers

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Job sector

Science & Research
Applications are open to all students aged 13-18
Certificate of completion
Over 7 hours worth of content

In this Virtual Work Experience programme, we'll guide you through the diverse careers available at the Met Office, helping you visualise some of the job opportunities that your skills and talent could lead to in the future. But that's not all! Completing this work experience won't just provide you with valuable insights into Met Office careers; it also opens up the exclusive opportunity for you to apply for an in-person work experience with the Met Office!

What's included
In this virtual work experience programme, you’ll explore the extensive opportunities a career at the Met Office can provide, their individual entry routes and various skill sets. You’ll take part in quizzes and thought-provoking activities, all while meeting the industry experts along the way!

Introduction to the Met Office

In this introductory module, we’ll hear all about the Met Office, including its history, strategy and values. We’ll cover topics such as sustainability and equality, diversity and inclusion. Here, you’ll reflect on your own values, to see if you’d be a good fit at the Met Office.

Science, Engineering and Forecasting
Technology, Cyber Security and Data Science
Customer and Stakeholder Management, Communications and Industry Training
Careers, Opportunities and Pathways

Available dates

On demand

Programme dates

29th January 2024 - 1st August 2024

Eligibility criteria

Age range


Hear from our student community

Aqsa Saleemi, Year 12 Student

Thank you for all your time and effort. The program was by far the best experience I’ve had virtually compared to other virtual experiences I’ve done. I liked the layout and the interactive activities, and I learnt a lot I didn’t know. I would definitely recommend this program to others; it was a great experience I would love to do it all again.

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