Los Alamos National Laboratory IT Graduate Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Network Infrastructure Engineering Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking Post Master and Graduate (Masters or PhD level) students seeking challenging paid internships for the current academic year and summer. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0 for consideration, and enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours (graduate level). Review internship information and skills desired below and apply to this posting. Please indicate if you are also interested in being considered for any part-time academic year opportunities.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Cyber-security

  • Computer forensics

  • Programming skills (C++, Java, Perl)

  • Linux and Windows systems administration

  • Computer networking (routing, switching, wireless)

  • Network troubleshooting

  • Firewall administration

  • Computer access control and authentication

  • Enterprise collaboration systems administration (email, calendaring, IM)

  • Cloud/virtualized computing

  • Network-attached storage

  • Telecommunications (VoIP, video, radio)

  • Customer service skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Currently pursuing a MS/PhD (or recent MS degree) in a Computer Science, Information Technology, or Computer Engineering major while maintaining a minimum of a 3.2 GPA. Selected candidates will be provided with a mentor for their appointment and an opportunity to present their projects and progress to colleagues.

Additional Details:

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.

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.

The Network and Infrastructure Engineering (NIE) Division provides the technical communication and workplace infrastructure and services for the “desktop to teraflops” cyber workplace for the Laboratory.

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Work Telephone: 505-665-1683

Contact Name: Tedder, Billie Jo (BJ)

Organization Name: NIE-DO/Network & Infrastructure Engineering

Email: bjtedder@lanl.gov

Job Title: IT Graduate Student

Appointment Type: GRA

Req ID: IRC59382