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Atmospheric, Earth and Energy Student Intern

Location: Livermore, CA
Category: Students & Faculty
Job ID: 101658
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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We are looking for undergraduate and graduate students, and Bachelors and Masters recent graduates (within one year) to engage in practical research experience to further their educational goals. Opportunities include code development and analysis of geomechanical systems for applications in seismic modeling, underground shock propagation, soil-structure interaction, natural gas extraction, and geothermal systems.

Essential Duties
At the Undergraduate Level (Non-exempt):
- Students will work with engineers and geophysicists doing code development, verification, and validation, and analysis as it relates to seismic wave propagation and soil-structure interaction.
- Under close supervision, will participate in research in assigned area.
- Gather and analyze data and information in support of scientific research.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
At the Graduate and Recent Grad Level (Exempt):
- Under limited direction and supervision will conduct research in assigned area.
- Performs technical assignments of a basic degree of complexity and provide advanced technical support to scientist in scientific research and development projects.
- Present work through presentations and/or poster sessions.

Qualifications
At the Undergraduate (Non-exempt):
- Must be a continuing college or university student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing an undergraduate degree in geophysics, engineering or related field.
- Ability to apply basic engineering 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.
At the Graduate and Recent Grad Level (Exempt):
- Must be a continuing college or university student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing a graduate degree.
- Demonstrated academic achievement in. geophysics, engineering, or a related field.
- Experience applying basic engineering, principles to solve technical problems.

Desired Qualifications
- GPA of 3.0 or above.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
 

Anticipated Clearance Level:  None.

 

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Note:   These are Temporary Student Intern appointments.  Assignments are for either a full-time position during the summer academic break; a co-op position, full-time during the academic semester/quarter, or a year-round part-time position during the academic year and full time during academic breaks. Refer to the Scholar Program website at https://scholars.llnl.gov/ for additional student employment information. 

Selected applicants will be required to provide transcripts.

Relisted position. Originally listed on October 5, 2016.  Previous candidates need not reapply.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.5 billion, employing approximately 6,000 employees.

 

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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