Los Alamos National Laboratory Physics Undergraduate Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Job Title Physics Undergraduate Student
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name MARIE-DIV/MaRIE Program Office
What You Will Do
MARIE-DIV is seeking an undergraduate physics student looking for a summer internship and/or internship during the academic year with an interest in accelerator physics, micro- and mesoscale materials, x-ray free electron lasers (XFELs), materials science, project management, or similar research. MARIE-DIV is working to complete the conceptual design of a facility to dynamically control matter and materials under extreme conditions. This requires research and interpretation of existing similar designs, organization of information created by other staff members, and developing new experimental concepts for a future facility. While working, the student will obtain knowledge of the applications of accelerator physics, learn the process of project completion, build a background in materials science, and gain team experience working with a diverse set of students and staff.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Coursework in two or more of the following science focus areas: o Electrodynamics o Thermodynamics o Mechanics o Materials science
Full-time enrollment in an accredited degree program with a 3.0 (out of 4.0) cumulative GPA for undergrads.
Computer programming in support of scientific data acquisition or analysis
Experimental techniques currently used within your selected specific scientific field(s)
Laboratory experience demonstrating an attention to detail and commitment to safety
Good written and verbal communication in a professional scientific context; providing examples or references best
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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.
The MARIE-DIV organization is leading the effort towards design and eventual construction of a world-class experimental facility for dynamic mesoscale materials science capability. The Matter-Radiation Interactions in Extremes (MaRIE) project is a major strategic effort at Los Alamos National Laboratory. You will be part of a growing team situated at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) working on the project.
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Appointment Type UGS
Contact Name Wallin, Scott Michael
Req ID: IRC71223