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Computation Student Intern

Location: Livermore, CA
Category: Students & Faculty
Job ID: 100422
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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; a co-op position, full time during the academic semester/quarter, 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 current unofficial transcripts.

NATURE AND SCOPE OF ASSIGNMENT
The Institute for Scientific Computing Research (ISCR) within the Computation Directorate offers undergraduate and graduate level students and recent bachelors or masters level graduates within one year the opportunity to engage in practical research  to further their educational goals. Opportunities include providing 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
AT THE UNDERGRADUATE 705.1 LEVEL (NON-EXEMPT):
- Students will work with scientists, engineers and technical staff members to provide technical and/or research support to projects in the areas of computational science, numberical methods, mathematics, or other related fields.  
- Under close supervision, will participate in research in assigned area.
- Gather and analyze data and information in support of scientific research.
- Participate in research planning and evaluation discussion.
- Attend relevant on-site seminars (at least one per week). 
- A minimum of one seminar or poster will be presented on the assignment.
- Perform all assignments in accordance with ES&H, security, and business practice requirements and policies.
IN ADDITION AT THE GRADUATE 705.2 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.
- Present work through presentations and/or poster sessions.

QUALIFICATIONS
AT THE UNDERGRADUATE 705.1 LEVEL (NON-EXEMPT):
- Must be a continuing college or university student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other related fields. 
- Ability to apply basic computational science and/or mathematical princples 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 705.2 AND 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 or a recent bachelors or masters level graduate within one year.
- Demonstrated academic achievement in a scientific curriculum.
- Experience applying advanced computational science and/or mathematical principles to solve technical problems.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
- 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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