Los Alamos National Laboratory Administrative Undergraduate Student Internship in Los Alamos, New Mexico


Job Title Administrative Undergraduate Student Internship

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name ALDCELS/Associate Laboratory Directorate for Chemistry, Earth, and Life Sciences

What You Will Do

The Associate Lab Director’s office for Chemical, Earth and Life Sciences (ALDCELS) of Los Alamos National Laboratory has an administrative student internship program to be managed at the ALDCELS level and will be administered within the three Divisions that comprise ALDCELS: Bioscience (B), Chemistry (C), and Earth and Environmental Sciences (EES).

This admin student pipeline is intended to train a student initially at the Division level to become familiar with the Division in which the student admin is initially deployed. After approximately six months, the selected student will be rotated to another Division within CELS, and then rotated to the third and final Division within CELS. During each six month period the student admin will work both at the Division level as well as the Groups within the Division, helping to form a well-rounded learning experience.

This program does not imply or guarantee that all students hired into the administrative student internship program will be selected to fill any advertised, permanent or limited term administrative positions. The overall goal of the program is for the student to gain valuable experience and knowledge of LANLs administrative processes and procedures allowing them to compete for relevant positions both internal and external to ALDCELS.

Our team is actively seeking applicants for our student administrative pipeline program. The ideal candidate would be someone who is majoring in Business Administration (or related fields, e.g. operations, management, accounting, project management, communication, etc.). Additionally, it is required that the ALDCELS student prospect will be available for work year-round, and as close to full-time as possible but at least fifty-percent time.

As an undergraduate or post bachelors administrative student, the selected interns will assist with various administrative needs to a wide variety of customers, who reside in various locations throughout the Lab footprint where the Division office, Group offices, staff offices, and laboratories are located. This job will consist of performing various administrative duties such as timekeeping, foreign and domestic travel assistance for staff, calendar management for management, records management, and facility service requests.

Interested individuals must first ensure they meet LANL’s Student Program’s eligibility requirements (included below). Eligible students should apply to the applicable job ad by submitting their cover letter and resume from LANL’s Career Web Page: http://www.lanl.gov/careers/index.php?source=globalheadernav If you have questions, please direct them to Angelina Trujillo, 505-665-8203.

You may also obtain more information about pay structure, expectations, and other internship opportunities, please visit the LANL website: http://www.lanl.gov/careers/career-options/student-internships/index.phpWhat You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Provide documentation of acceptance into a related associate, undergraduate academic program.

  • Enroll in and successfully complete a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester in accredited college or university degree program.

  • Initially have and maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).

  • Ability to work a minimum of 20 hours per week (ALDCELS program requirement).

  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage time and see tasks to completion.

  • Ability to produce quality work by applying attention to detail.

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 the Student 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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Appointment Type UGS


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Contact Details

Contact Name Duran, Andria M

Email amduran@lanl.gov

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Req ID: IRC70065