High Energy Density Science (HEDS) Center - Undergrad Student Intern - Summer 2024
Students | livermore, CA | 10/06/2023
Job Code: 705.1 Under Grad Student
Organization: Physical and Life Sciences
Position Type: Student Intern
Security Clearance: None/Position does not require US citizenship (assignments longer than 179 days require a federal background investigation)
Drug Test: Required for external applicant(s) selected for this position (includes testing for use of marijuana)
Medical Exam: Not applicable
Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!
Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.
We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is important for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.
$21.40/hr to $29.00/hr
This position is a step structure. Please note that the step placement is determined by academic level. If selected transcripts will be required.
We have multiple openings for undergraduate students to engage in practical research experience to further their educational goals. Opportunities include participation in projects lead by the LLNL scientists in the research area, including: High Energy Density Physics; Optical and X-Ray Imaging; Astrophysics and Planetary Science; Atomic Physics; Accelerator Science; and Plasma and Fusion Energy Science. These positions are with the LLNL High Energy Density Science (HEDS) center in the Physics Division.
The HEDS center at LLNL is a focal point for connecting experts around the world with the extensive experimental and computational capabilities at LLNL. The center's mission is to strengthen fundamental research collaborations in the field of HEDS between LLNL and the academic community, and to enhance educational opportunities in HED science for students. Details about LLNL's High Energy Density Science Center may be found at: https://heds-center.llnl.gov.
Summer positions are generally May-September with the possibility of extension. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2024.
- Learn how scientists perform research in experiment, theory, or modeling simulation.
- Under close supervision will learn how to conduct research in the assigned area.
- Gather and analyze data or information relevant to assigned areas as directed by supervisor and/or mentor to advance your education.
- Present work through presentations and/or poster sessions.
- Must be a continuing student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing an undergraduate degree in Physics or related field.
- Ability to apply basic physic 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.
Qualifications We Desire
- GPA of 3.0 or above.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
- Holiday Pay
- Sick leave accrual
- Individual 401(k) contributions
- Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) - visit https://www.llnl.gov/diversity
- Our core beliefs - visit https://www.llnl.gov/diversity/our-values
- Employee engagement - visit https://www.llnl.gov/diversity/employee-engagement
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.)
Pre-Employment Drug Test
External applicant(s) selected for this position must 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.
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