Spring Graduate Computing Student Intern

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Students & Faculty
Organization:  Computing
Posting Requirement:  External Posting
Job ID: 107573
Job Code: Grad Student Computer Prof (705.3)
Date Posted: September 21 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 multiple openings for our Spring Graduate Internship Program taking place from January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021. Our openings are for graduate level students who will be given the opportunity to engage in practical research to further their educational goals. The selected interns will work in the computer software field and provide technical and/or research support to projects in the areas of computational science, cyber defense, computer science, numerical methods, mathematics, or other related fields.

Essential Duties
- Students will work with scientists, engineers and technical staff members to provide techincal and/or research support to projects in the areas of computational science, numerical methods, mathematics, or other related fields.
- Support documentation, testing, creation or modification of Laboratory software, hardware or Computer operating systems.
- Under limited direction and supervision, will conduct research in assigned area.
- Perform technical assignments of basic degree of complexity and provide technical support to scientists in scientific research and development projects.
- Present work through presentations and/or poster sessions.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

- Must be a continuing college student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing a graduate degree.
- Ability to apply computational science and/or mathematical principles to solve technical problems.
- Demonstrated academic achievement in scientific curriculum.
- Demonstrated effective communication skills.
- Ability to present and communicate concepts and ideas.
- Experience applying advanced computational science and/or mathematical principles to solve technical problems.
- Experience working with personal computers and familiarity with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Ability to work in a team environment.

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. 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 spring position between January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021. 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 current unofficial transcripts.

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 $2.1 billion, employing approximately 6,800 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.