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Environmental Restoration Mechanical Engineering Student Intern

Location: Livermore, CA
Category: Students & Faculty
Job ID: 102025
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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 have an opening for an undergraduate or graduate level student or recent bachelors or masters level graduate within one year an opportunity to engage in practical research to further their educational goals. You will provide technical and/or research support to ongoing ground water remediation projects in the areas of mechanical engineering, CAD design, or other related fields. This position is in the Environmental Restoration Department (ERD).
 
Essential Duties
At the Undergraduate Level (Non-Exempt):
- Student will work with engineers and hydrogeologists to provide technical and/or research support to ongoing ground water remediation projects for the Environmental Restoration Department.
- Under close direction and supervision will conduct research in assigned area.
- Gather and analyze data or information in research area assigned.
- Present work through presentations and/or poster sessions.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
In Addition at the Graduate and Recent Grad Level (Exempt):
- Under limited direction and supervision will conduct research in assigned area.
- Perform technical assignments of a basic degree of complexity and provide advanced technical support to scientist in scientific research and development projects.
 
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 mechanical engineering or a related field.
- Experience applying basic engineering principles to solve technical problems.
- Communication skills necessary to communicate research project(s), document work, and give a technical talk/presentation.
- Ability to present and communicate concepts and ideas.
- Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
- Experience working with personal computers and familiarity with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD.
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 a recent graduate within one year.
- Demonstrated academic achievement in scientific curriculum.
- Experience applying advanced engineering or scientific principles to solve technical problems.
 
Desired Qualifications
- GPA of 3.5 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.
 

Anticipated Clearance Level:  None.

 

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 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 $1.5 billion, employing approximately 6,000 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.