Posts tagged with "veterans"

For article Engineer wins scholarship for women veterans

Engineer wins scholarship for women veterans

March 23, 2017 -  
U.S. Marine veteran Destiny Goddu has spent her whole life working with machines. As a young girl growing up in Livermore, she helped her father, a mechanic, disassemble and rebuild car engines and tinkered with auto parts in the family garage. After joining the Marines, she worked on missile...

Veteran interns get taste of 'dream' jobs at LLNL

Nov. 11, 2015 -  
Growing up in Livermore, Frankie Stoneham never pictured herself as an engineer. She didn’t particularly like math and, like many military veterans, wasn’t sure what she wanted to do once her service ended. But over this past summer, Stoneham, a first-year student at Las Positas College and former...

First lady recognizes efforts to hire veterans

April 27, 2015 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) was in the spotlight Thursday at an event celebrating the fourth anniversary of the Joining Forces Initiative , where new commitments were announced to ensure that every veteran and military family has an opportunity to achieve their career aspirations...

Veterans to share intern experience on Reddit

March 19, 2015 -  
Veterans interning at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) will field questions on the popular social media website Reddit on Tuesday, March 24, about their career-technical education and training in support of national security research. The veterans are pilot participants in the new...

California employers train service members for advanced manufacturing jobs

Feb. 3, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, California — California employers have created a pipeline to train and educate active-duty service members and veterans for careers in advance manufacturing to fill a workforce shortage for a burgeoning industry. Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories, NASA Ames...

Volunteers focus on helping veterans

Nov. 13, 2014 -  
Editor's Note: This is one in a series of articles about Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory employees who volunteer for various non-profit agencies. This is just a sampling. ------------------ The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Helping Others More Effectively (HOME) Campaign is...
For article Engineering program established for veterans

Engineering program established for veterans

July 21, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) recently established a 24-month academic program to provide technical education and hands-on training for veterans, officials recently announced. The new...
For article Three veterans complete summer internships at Lawrence Livermore

Three veterans complete summer internships at Lawrence Livermore

Aug. 20, 2013 -  
Howard "Chuck" Lattin, Logan Bekker and Jacob Akers spent their adult lives serving their country. This summer, the three veterans got a chance to do an internship at a place that's also dedicated to serving its country: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). A partnership with Las Positas...
For article Veteran overcomes obstacles on path to Engineering internship

Veteran overcomes obstacles on path to Engineering internship

July 1, 2013 -  
(Editor's note: Among an outstanding group of summer students currently at the Lab is an engineering student who has overcome several significant obstacles. Eric Browy was wounded while serving our country in Iraq, and is currently working on a master's degree in optical science and engineering at...
For article 'Sentinels' seeking opportunities for wounded veterans

'Sentinels' seeking opportunities for wounded veterans

Nov. 30, 2012 -  
Mike Conklin has dedicated his life to a cause greater than himself -- finding "life changing" opportunities for returning veterans who have suffered severe injuries. Conklin, chairman and CEO of the Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation , spoke at the Lab Monday about the non-profit...