Posts tagged with "Education"

High school students gain valuable experience through internships at Lawrence Livermore

Jul. 7, 2016 -  
When he returns to school for his senior year at Orion Academy in Moraga, Ibrahim Almaliti will be coming back with a new set of skills that could launch him into a career. Almaliti, 17, just finished a summer internship at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), where he learned coding and...

'Sky's the limit' for latest graduates of the Laboratory's Machinist Apprentice Program

Jun. 29, 2016 -  
While he was working as a machinist in Oakland and taking classes at Laney College, Wesley Scoggins wanted to improve his skills to find a better job. In 2012, he answered a Craigslist posting for a slot in the Livermore Lab Engineering Directorate ’s Machinist Apprentice Program. It was an...
Fun With Science

LLNL offers 'Fun With Science' all summer

Jun. 10, 2016 -  
Family and friends of Lab employees are invited to attend Fun With Science this summer, hosted by the Lab's Public Affairs Office. Designed for children at the fifth grade level (though it also can be enjoyed by children younger and older), Fun With Science is intended to spark kids' interest in...

Undergrad collaborations prime hiring pipeline

May. 26, 2016 -  
Opportunities for students to garner experience from leaders in their fields are few and far between, but Brigham Young University (BYU) and Lawrence Livermore have created one such collaboration. Through a program established this year with the help of Livermore’s Benjy Grover , computer science...

Space available for teacher research academy

May. 23, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, California – Space is still available for teachers to participate in the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) 2016 Teacher Research Academy (TRA). The TRA offers middle and high school science teachers and community college faculty a professional development curriculum during...

Lab and Las Positas College honor inaugural graduates from veterans engineering program

May. 4, 2016 -  
Two years ago, Las Positas College student and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Tony Diaz joined the school’s Engineering Technology Program for Veterans with a mission in mind: to build his skills and eventually land a job at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. On Tuesday, Diaz was among eight...
IT job shadow day

Fourth annual Job Shadow Day sheds light on breadth of LLNL IT activities for local students

Apr. 28, 2016 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Office of the Chief Information Officer and Livermore Information Technology (LivIT) hosted 78 students and teachers Wednesday for the fourth annual Information Technology (IT) Job Shadow Day. Students and teachers from Amador, Dougherty, Dublin, Granada,...
science on saturday

‘Science On Saturday’ lecture In Tracy explores human physiology on a microchip

Apr. 26, 2016 -  
Who: Lawrence Livermore scientists Elizabeth Wheeler, Monica Moya, Kris Kulp, Sarah Felix and Heather Enright, along with teacher Erin McKay of Tracy High School, will present “iCHIP: Human Physiology in the Palm of Your Hand,” taking their popular Science on Saturday presentation, featured earlier...
Tracy Science on Saturday

Media advisory: 'Science on Saturday' in Tracy explores fusion and creating a sun on earth

Apr. 20, 2016 -  
Who: Lawrence Livermore scientist Tammy Ma and teacher Tom Shefler of Granada High School will present “Harnessing Fusion: Creating a Sun on Earth.” This popular Science on Saturday presentation was featured earlier this year in Livermore. What: The 2016 Science on Saturday series highlights women...
Science on Saturday

‘Science On Saturday’ lectures comes to Tracy

Apr. 12, 2016 -  
LIVERMORE, California — Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's popular "Science on Saturday” lecture series is going to Tracy, reprising two presentations that were featured earlier this year in Livermore that highlight women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The free...