Los Alamos National Laboratory Administrative Assistance Intern in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do_

This internship position is housed within theAssociate Directorate of Theory, Simulation, and Computation (ADTSC) at LosAlamos National Laboratory. ADTSC is seeking undergraduates in administrativeand business operations fields, including finance/budget, human resources, business administration, and projectmanagement. It is a paid internship, requiring a minimum of 20 hours per weekyear-round. All selected candidates will be provided with amentor and will receive Laboratory administrative support training, including learning the Laboratory's organizationalstructure, communications protocol, business systems (including but not limitedto foreign and domestic travel, timekeeping, US and foreign visitor processing,procurement), and applicable administrative policies and procedures. Studentinterns will be assigned to different groups throughout the Directorate withrotating assignments in each area lasting 3-4 months

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work a minimum of 20 hours per week,year-round (full-time internships are available and highly desirable)

  • Demonstrated experience working in a teamenvironment

  • Demonstrated ability of attention to detail

  • Intermediate written and verbal communicationskills

  • Willingness and ability to rotate assignmentsevery 3-4 months, which requires flexibility and ability to adapt to changingoffice environments and procedures

  • Education: Currentlyundergoing a business-related Bachelor's degree, with a cumulative GPA of atleast a 3.0.

Desired Skills:

  • Self-motivated with clear idea of near andlonger-term career goals in an administrative and/or business-related field

Notes to Applicants: As part of the application process, pleaseupload your transcripts, cover letter, and resume.

Additional Details:

No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

For general program information refer to theStudent Programs web page.

Equal Opportunity:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work_

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

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Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Leyba, Deborah Lee (Debbie)

Organization Name: ALDSC/Associate Laboratory Directorate for Simulation and Computation

Email: dleyba@lanl.gov

Job Title: Administrative Assistance Intern

Appointment Type: UGS

Req ID: IRC69543