Posts tagged with "Education"

cyber defenders

‘Monarch of the Hill’ crowns three days of challenges for aspiring cyber defenders

Jul. 30, 2016 -  
Students in the Cyber Defenders class of 2016 put the breadth of what they’ve learned to the test in what is now called the "Monarch of the Hill" team competition, an intensive three days of real-worldcyber security challenges. “The competition allows students to apply what they’ve learned in...

Michael Sherburne: future electrical engineer

Jul. 22, 2016 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles highlighting the diverse group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory summer students. __________________ Meet: Michael Sherburne, future electrical engineer Hometown: Burke, Virginia University/educational background: Virginia Polytechnic...
Erica West

Meet Erica West: future physicist

Jul. 8, 2016 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles highlighting the diverse group of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory summer students. ______________ The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) student internship program is designed to allow students to engage in work-study employment...

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,...