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Openings for Student Interns GRAD and UNDERGRAD

Hiring Agency: 
Center for Global Security Research, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, Jan 31st 2018

We have openings for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent bachelor's or master’s level graduates within one year of degree, to engage in practical research experience to further their educational goals. You may conduct research to support United States (US) policy and decision makers in developing strategies for national and international security.  Relevant fields of research may include nuclear engineering, computational sciences, materials science and engineering, cyber security, interactive data mining, political science, international relations and related fields.
 
Essential Duties
At the Undergraduate Level (Non-Exempt):
- Gather and analyze the data or information in support of ongoing research.
- Communicate research project(s), document work, and have technical knowledge based on the level of education.
In addition at the Graduate or Recent Graduate Level (Exempt):
- Perform technical assignments of a basic degree of complexity and provide advanced technical support to scientists in research and development projects.

Qualifications
At the Undergraduate Level (Non-Exempt):
- Must be currently enrolled in an accredited university and actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in nuclear engineering, computational sciences, materials science and engineering, cyber security, interactive data mining, political science, international relations and related fields.
- Ability to apply basic and scientific approaches to problem-solving (plan, analyze and execute).
- 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.
In addition at the Graduate or Recent Graduate Level (Exempt):
- Must be currently enrolled in an accredited university and actively pursuing a graduate degree or a recent Bachelors or Masters graduate within one year in nuclear engineering, computational sciences, materials science and engineering, cyber security, interactive data mining, political science, international relations and related fields.
- Demonstrated academic achievement in nuclear engineering, computational sciences, materials science and engineering, cyber security, interactive data mining, political science, international relations and related fields.
- Experience applying basic engineering or scientific principles to solve technical problems.
- Ability to work in a team environment.               

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.

 

Note:   This is a Temporary Student Intern appointment.  This assignment is full time or part time during the academic semester/quarter. Refer to the Scholar Program website at https://scholars.llnl.gov/ for additional student employment information. 

Salaries are based on student academic level. 

Selected applicants will be required to provide transcripts.