Seaborg Institute Nuclear Science and Security Graduate Student Intern - Summer 2024
Students | livermore, CA | 10/13/2023
Job Code: 705.2 Grad Student R&D/Technical / 712.0 Intern Exempt
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 essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.
$6,200.00 - $7,520.00 Monthly
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 graduate level students and for students who have received a bachelor’s or master’s degree to engage in practical research to further their education goals. These are training opportunities to gain experience. You will provide technical and/or research support to projects in the areas of actinide and materials science, radiochemistry, isotopic analysis, radiation detection, nuclear engineering, or other related fields. These positions are within the Glenn T. Seaborg Institute (GTSI) Program.
Applications must include a Statement of Research Interest (~250 words) and Resume. Applications are due no later than Friday, February 2, 2024.
The LLNL Seaborg Institute Nuclear Science and Security Summer Internship Program is managed by The Glenn T. Seaborg Institute (GTSI). Details regarding the mission and research supported by GTSI and mentors supporting the internship program can be found at https://seaborg.llnl.gov.
Note: This is a Temporary Student Intern appointment. This assignment is for a full-time position during the summer academic break (June 10 – August 2, 2024). The assignment may be remote or in-person, depending on the scope of the research being pursued. Salaries are based on academic standing and compensation rates established by LLNL’s Human Resources department. Selected applicants will be required to provide transcripts and 1 letter of recommendation. Refer to the Scholar Program website at https://www.llnl.gov/join-our-team/careers/students for additional student employment information.
In this role you will
- Work with engineers, scientists, and technical staff members to provide technical and/or research support to projects in the areas of actinide and materials science, radiochemistry, isotopic analysis, radiation detection, nuclear engineering, or other related fields.
- Under limited direction and supervision will conduct research in assigned area.
- Gather and analyze data or information in support of scientific research.
- Present/communicate results to research group.
- Perform technical assignments of an advanced degree of complexity and provide advanced technical support to scientist in scientific research and development projects.
- Present work through presentations and/or poster sessions.
- Attend relevant seminars.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Must be a continuing college or university student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing a graduate degree or completed their bachelor’s or master’s degree in physics, chemistry, geology and geochemistry, nuclear engineering, chemical engineering, environmental sciences or a related field.
- Experience applying advanced engineering or scientific principles to solve technical problems.
- Ability to conduct research and present and communicate concepts and ideas including research project(s), document work and give a technical talk/presentation.
- Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
- Academic achievement in a scientific or engineering curriculum.
- Experience working with personal computers and familiarity with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Experience in operating personal computer to translate and report scientific data.
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
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- 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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