Education at GISS

Advanced Study Programs

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Columbia University Graduate Study
Study toward an advanced degree in the atmospheric sciences may be conducted at GISS through enrollment in departments at Columbia University.
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Postdoctoral Research Programs
Advanced programs through which new scientists may participate in GISS research, including NASA and Columbia University postdoctoral appointments.
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Educator and Internship Opportunities

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Climate Change Research Initiative
CCRI is a year-round STEM engagement program allowing educators to work directly with NASA GISS scientists, with a summer program for high school and undergraduate interns.
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Internships
General information about student internships at NASA/GISS and its NYC-area partners, as well as links to useful related resources.
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Past Programs

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New York City Research Initiative
Educator and internship program in which teams of students worked with GISS scientists and affiliated university researchers. NYCRI concluded in 2014.
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GISS Institute on Climate and Planets
A collaborative program between GISS, Columbia University, and the City University of New York. ICP concluded in 2004
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Resource Materials

CCRI STEM Curriculum Modules
Instructional modules developed during the GISS Climate Change Research Initiative and NASA/SMD approved.
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Education GCM
The EdGCM project at the Columbia University Center for Climate Systems Research couples GISS Model II with a user-friendly interface that runs on macOS and Windows desktop computers.
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ICP Educational Materials Archive
Curriculum modules and learning tools developed during the Institute for Climate and Planets program (1994-2004) for use in classroom learning about climate and environmental research.
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