Los Alamos National Laboratory Administrative Support Pipeline Undergraduate Intern in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC76273
Job Title Administrative Support Pipeline Undergraduate Intern
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name NEN-DO/Nuclear Engineering & Nonproliferation
What You Will Do
This internship position is within the Nuclear Engineering and Nonproliferation (NEN) Division at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. NEN Division is seeking an undergraduate student in the administrative and business operations field, such as business administration, accounting, human resources, project management, etc. It is a paid internship, requiring a minimum of 20 hours per week year-round. The selected candidate will be provided with a mentor and will receive Laboratory administrative support training, including learning the Laboratory's organizational structure, communications protocol, business systems (including but not limited to foreign and domestic travel, time keeping, US and foreign visitor processing, procurement), and applicable administrative policies and procedures. Student interns will be assigned to different groups throughout the Division with rotating assignments in each area lasting 3-4 months at a time. The goal is to prepare the intern to be able to compete for entry-level administrative support positions within NEN and/or elsewhere at the Laboratory. Opportunities for full-time employment are possible depending upon proven performance.
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 team environment
Demonstrated attention to detail
Intermediate written and verbal communication skills
Willingness and ability to rotate assignments every 3-4 months, which requires flexibility and ability to adapt to changing office environments and procedures
Ability to take direction from multiple personnel
Ability to obtain administrative level access to LANL business systems (and eventually a Q clearance), which typically requires US citizenship
Education: Currently enrolled in an accredited academic institution pursuing a business-related Bachelor's degree, with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Self-motivated with a clear idea of near- and long-term career goals in an administrative and/or business-related field
Ability to work >20 hours per week, year-round
Notes to Applicants:
As part of the application process, please upload your transcripts, cover letter, and resume.
Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements
for access to classified matter.
Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.
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.
Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.
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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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Appointment Type UGS
Contact Name Frary, Suzanne R
Req ID: IRC76273