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Careers with the Met Office

We are the Met Office

We help prepare the world for tomorrow. From supercomputing to super people, our innovative approach to weather prediction and climate science is world-leading and world-changing. We’re a community of experts in our fields, in space, on the sea floor, in the atmosphere and always with our feet on the ground. What we do is life-changing, often life-saving and always life-enhancing.

Excellent people and culture are behind the exceptional, science, technology and operations at the Met Office. We have teams working across the world and around the clock in everything from, technology, engineering, weather, climate, communications, finance and beyond. Wherever we are and whatever our role, we all work together to help people make better decisions to stay safe and thrive.

This is the Met Office. This is who we are. This is world-changing work.

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What we can offer you

Whether you're a work experience student or a world-leading expert, from your first day to every day, wherever you begin your Met Office journey, you’ll be welcomed into a diverse, inclusive and people-first culture where everyone is celebrated and encouraged to be the best they can be. We’re proud to be an accredited Great Place to Work, and we’re passionate about championing your world of development, with continuous learning, clear progression and diverse internal opportunities to explore. And with rewards and recognition, the benefits of being part of the Civil Service, and flexible working to help work and life work better together, we’ll look after you, so that you can look after our world.

More about what we can offer you

The Met Office provides a supportive team environment where collaboration is key, fostering a sense of camaraderie among colleagues.

The workplace exudes a positive and calm atmosphere, creating an environment conducive to focused work and effective problem-solving.

Working alongside seasoned professionals in meteorology has provided constant opportunities for learning and skill enhancement.


From my personal position, it feels like it's one of the best places to develop professionally. A lot of long-serving people gives a unique culture of development and investing in young talent.

A great place to work. Many opportunities and training to enable career progression. Good work - life balance and work environment.

Great wellbeing focus. Met Office has Staff Networks which drive and support the evolution of our culture of an inclusive society. Empowering employees to be their best selves.