Recent Grad Intern

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Students & Faculty
Organization:  Security Organization
Posting Requirement:  External Posting
Job ID: 106718
Job Code: Recent Grad Intern NE (714.0)
Date Posted: February 05 2020

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Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for a recent bachelor's level graduate within one year to engage in practical experience in the Security Organization to further their educational goals. You will provide entry to mid-level administrative support to the Preliminary Background Investigation (PBI) Section and will assist other areas as needed. 

Essential Duties
- Assist PBI with the preparation of pre-employment background processing.
- Create personnel security folders.
- Create PBI packets and submit to the vendor for processing under the guidance of the PBI team lead.
- Document data into security databases.
- Screen various security forms for completeness.
- Use Outlook email to communicate internally and externally to coordinate various PBI stages. 
- Copy employment and informational documents for new hires.
- File security documents into files and process files to the file room.
- Perform administrative tasks that entail a basic degree of complexity.
-Assist with other activities as needed.

- Must be a recent bachelors level graduate within one year in business administration, criminal justice, or related field.
- Ability to apply basic human resources principles to understand related problems.
- Experience working with personal computers and familiarity with Microsoft applications for the PC.
- Demonstrated effective communication skills.
- 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.  This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance:  None required.

However, if your assignment is longer than 179 days cumulatively within a calendar year, you must go through the Personal Identity Verification process.  This process includes completing an online background investigation form and receiving approval of the background check.  (This process does not apply to foreign nationals.)

Note:   This is a Temporary Student Intern appointment.  This assignment is for a full-time position during the summer academic break. Refer to the Scholar Program website at for additional student employment information. 

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 $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 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.