Materials Science Division Summer Student Intern

Location: Livermore, CA
Category: Students & Faculty
Organization: Physical and Life Sciences
Posting Requirement: External Posting
Job ID: 100458
Job Code: Grad Student Phys & Life Sci (706.2) / Under Grad Physical & Life Sci (706.1) / Recent Grad Intern (712.0)
Date Posted: November 12 2015

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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 https://scholars.llnl.gov/ for additional student employment information.

Salaries are based on student academic level.

Selected applicants will be required to provide transcrips.

NATURE AND SCOPE OF ASSIGNMENT
Materials Science Division offers continuing students (undergraduate and graduate) and Bachelors and Masters recent graduates within one year the opportunity to engage in practical research experience to further their educational goals. Opportunities include research in the following scientific fields: organic/inorganic synthetic, analytical, computational, materials characterization; actinide materials science; optical materials science; electrochemistry; materials chemistry and physics; computational chemistry and materials science; nanoscale materials synthesis and characterization and metallurgy.  This position may involve hands-on work in a laboratory, computation or data analysis.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
AT THE UNDERGRADUATE 706.1 LEVEL (NON-EXEMPT):
- Students will work with scientists on projects involving hands-on work in a laboratory, computation or data analysis.
- Under close supervision, will participate in research in assigned area.
- Gather and analyze data or information in support of scientific research.
- Present work through presentations and/or poster sessions.
- Perform all assignments in accordance with ES&H, security, and business practice requirements and policies.
IN ADDITION AT THE GRADUATE 706.2 AND RECENT GRAD 712.0 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.
- Students will work with scientists doing laboratory and/or computational research in assigned area.

QUALIFICATIONS
AT THE UNDERGRADUATE 706.1 LEVEL (NON-EXEMPT):
- Must be a continuing college or university student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing an undergraduate degree in chemistry, materials sciences, computational chemistry, or related field.
- Ability to apply basicscientific 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.
IN ADDITION AT THE GRADUATE 706.2  RECENT GRAD 712.0 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 chemistry, geochemistry, environmental chemistry, or a related field.
- Experience applying basic scientific principles to solve technical problems.
- Knowledge of PC and/orMacintosh computers to translate and report scientific data.

DESIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
- GPA of 3.0 or above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Pre-Placement Medical Exam:  None required.

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.

 

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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