Physics Division Undergraduate Summer Student Intern

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550
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We have multiple openings for graduate students and for students who have received a bachelor's or master's degree to engage in practical research experience to further their educational goals. Opportunities include participation in projects lead by LLNL scientists in the research areas including: Applied Physics (Optical and X-Ray Imaging, Astrophysics and Planetary Science (laboratory-based and observational), Space Science Vehicles & Sensors); Condensed Matter Physics (Theory, Modeling & Simulation, Experimental Static & Dynamic High Pressure Physics, Quantum Computing & Sensing); High Energy Density Physics (Experimental Laser and Magnetically-driven compression, Theory, Modeling and Simulation of HED states); and Plasma and Fusion Energy Science (Fusion Energy Modeling & Simulation, Tokamak development experiments & diagnostics, Applications of Plasma Science). These positions are in the Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Physics Division.

In this role you will

  • Work with scientists conducting research in experiment, theory or modeling simulation, and materials modelling.
  • Under limited direction and supervision will conduct research in assigned area.
  • Perform scientific assignments at an appropriate level complexity and work collaboratively on scientific research and development projects.
  • Analyze results and provide weekly updates.
  • Present work through presentations and/or poster sessions.GPA of 3.0 or above.

  • Must be a continuing student in good standing at an accredited institution of higher education pursuing a bachelor's degree.
  • Demonstrated academic achievement in Physics or related field.
  • Experience applying basic physics principles to solve technical problems.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills.
  • Ability to present and communicate concepts and ideas.
  • Background in Materials Science/Physics/Applied Mathematics/Applied Sciences.
  • Experience with modern computer-based data analysis approaches, summarizing and presenting results.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Qualifications We Desire

  • GPA of 3.0 or above

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2021 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

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Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory. Some positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement above). If you are selected and a clearance is required, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship. For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

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.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam

A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

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We have multiple openings for graduate students and for students who have received a bachelor's or master's degree to engage in practical research experience to further their educational goals. Opportunities include participation in projects lead by LLNL scientists in the research areas including: Applied Physics (Optical and X-Ray Imaging, Astrophysics and Planetary Science (laboratory-based and observational), Space Science Vehicles & Sensors); Condensed Matter Physics (Theory, Modeling & Simulation, Experimental Static & Dynamic High Pressure Physics, Quantum Computing & Sensing); High Energy Density Physics (Experimental Laser and Magnetically-driven compression, Theory, Modeling and Simulation of HED states); and Plasma and Fusion Energy Science (Fusion Energy Modeling & Simulation, Tokamak development experiments & diagnostics, Applications of Plasma Science). These positions are in the Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Physics Division.

In this role you will

  • Work with scientists conducting research in experiment, theory or modeling simulation, and materials modelling.
  • Under limited direction and supervision will conduct research in assigned area.
  • Perform scientific assignments at an appropriate level complexity and work collaboratively on scientific research and development projects.
  • Analyze results and provide weekly updates.
  • Present work through presentations and/or poster sessions.GPA of 3.0 or above.
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  • Must be a continuing student in good standing at an accredited institution of higher education pursuing a bachelor's degree.
  • Demonstrated academic achievement in Physics or related field.
  • Experience applying basic physics principles to solve technical problems.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills.
  • Ability to present and communicate concepts and ideas.
  • Background in Materials Science/Physics/Applied Mathematics/Applied Sciences.
  • Experience with modern computer-based data analysis approaches, summarizing and presenting results.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Qualifications We Desire

  • GPA of 3.0 or above

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