Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Student Intern - Undergraduate

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have openings for undergraduate students to have the opportunity to engage in practical research experience to further their educational goals. You will be involved in research in one or more of the following areas: Chemical and Isotopic Signatures, Computational Nuclear Physics; Experimental Nuclear, Stockpile and Environmental Radiochemistry; Experimental Nuclear Physics; Forensic Science & Assessments; High Energy Accelerator Physics; Nuclear Security Physics; Nuclear Theory and Modeling; Rare Event Detection; and Safeguards, Non-Proliferation and Response. These positions are in the Nuclear and Chemical Sciences Division.Essential Duties- Students will work with scientists performing research in computational chemistry and physics, radiochemistry, nuclear and high energy accelerated physics, nuclear theory and modeling, nuclear forensics, or a related field.- Under close supervision, will participate in research in assigned area.- Gather and analyze data or information in support of scientific research.- Present work through presentations and/or poster sessions.- Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications - Must be a continuing college or university student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing an undergraduate degree in physics, material sciences, computer science or a related field.- Ability to apply basic scientific and physics principles to solve technical problems.- Demonstrated effective communication skills.- Ability to present and communicate concepts and ideas.- Experience working with personal computers and familiarity with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.- Ability to work in a team environment.Desired Qualifications- GPA of 3.0 or above.

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance: None required.

However, if your assignment is longer than 179 days cumulatively within a calendar year, you must go through the Personal Identity Verification process. This process includes completing an online background investigation form and receiving approval of the background check. (This process does not apply to foreign nationals.)

Note:This is a Temporary Student Intern appointment. This assignment is for a full-time position during the summer academic break (June 15 August 7, 2020). Salaries are based on academic standing and compensation rates established by LLNLs Human Resources department. Travel costs to and from LLNL are provided. Selected applicants will be required to provide transcripts and 1 letter of recommendation. Refer to the Scholar Program website at https://scholars.llnl.gov/for additional student employment information.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applyingcutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Livermore, CA 94550

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