Under Grad Student

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Students & Faculty
Organization:  Nuclear Operations
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 104527
Job Code: Under Grad Student (705.1) / Grad Student General Admin (707.2)
Date Posted: November 30 2018

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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 level students and recent bachelors or masters level graduates within one year the opportunity to engage in practical experience in training course development to further your educational goals. You will build e-learning training courses and curricula on topics related to Conduct of Operations for the personnel working in the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) Directorate non-nuclear facilities, including the High Explosives Application Facility (HEAF) and Radioactive and Hazardous Waste Management (RHWM) facilities. Topics include conduct of operations elements such as control of equipment and system status, technical procedures, logkeeping, lockout/tagout, independent verification, component labeling, and control of interrelated processes.


Essential Duties
At the Undergraduate Level (Non-Exempt):
- With assistance, will design, and implement creative training interventions using a variety of instructional methods and e-learning software.
- Under close supervision, will use video, audio, and interactive tools to modify existing and/or create new courses.
- Assist the WCI Training Manager and WCI Conduct of Operations Manager with related projects and activities.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
In Addition at the Graduate and Recent Grad Level (Exempt):
- Under limited direction and supervision, will apply various instructional design theories and analysis techniques.
- Perform course and procedure development tasks that entail a basic degree of complexity.

Essential Qualifications at the Undergraduate Level (Non-Exempt):
- Must be a continuing college or university student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing an undergraduate degree in Instructional Design Technologies, Training and -Development, Communications, Organizational Development, or related field.
- Ability to perform basic problem-solving and project planning (plan, analyze and execute)
- Demonstrated effective oral and written 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 and Recent Grad Level (Exempt):
- Must be a continuing college or university student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing a graduate degree or recent bachelors or master’s level graduate within one year.
- Demonstrated ability to work under limited supervision.
- Demonstrated academic achievement.

Desired Qualifications:
- GPA of 3.0 or above.
- Elemental experience editing and generation of images using graphics software
- Elemental experience in video acquisition and editing


Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.  This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance:  None required.


Note:   This is a Temporary Student Intern appointment.  This assignment is for a full-time position during the summer academic break; 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. 

Salaries are based on student academic level. 

Selected applicants will be required to provide transcripts.

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