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Los Alamos National Laboratory Post Bachelors Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

CCS Division is seeking recent graduates looking for a challenging post graduate internship at the post-baccalaureate level. All selected candidates will be provided with a mentor, a challenging project, and an opportunity to present their work and progress to colleagues. The projects will vary depending on the skills and interests of the candidate and the Laboratory’s current needs.

Computer, Computational and Statistical Sciences (CCS) Division is a problem-solving organization that works in four principal LANL mission areas:

  • Nuclear Weapons Program

  • Threat Reduction and Department of Homeland Security programs

  • Basic science and technology research programs

  • Institutional Computing Program

The successful candidate (s) will work closely with one of four groups within CCS Division. Computational Physics and Methods conducts research in numerical methods and algorithms, physical model development, and software engineering. Information Sciences engages in a wide variety of basic and applied research activities that are directly applicable to core needs.Statistical Sciences provides statistical reasoning and rigor to multidisciplinary scientific investigations and the development, application,and communication of cutting-edge statistical sciences research. Applied Computer Science is to be the vanguard for scientific simulations at extreme scale through the co-design of applications, algorithms, and architectures.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

The successful candidate should have the education or experiencein one of the following areas relevant to CCS Division:

  • Computational earth science

  • Numerical analysis

  • Plasma physics

  • Astrophysics

  • Computational physics

  • Computational material science

  • Computational radiation or particle transport

  • Machine Learning

  • Statistics

  • Computer Science

Desired Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills


  • BS/BA Degree from an accredited program in engineering,mathematics, computer science, physics, or related field completed within thepast 2 years with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.

Notes to Applicants:

  • A resume and current transcript, showing the above requirements, is required.

  • Applicants must submit a comprehensive coverletter (2 pages or less) that addresses the job requirements of the position,if applicable the desired skills, and education eligibility.

  • Your letter or resume should provide contact information for 2-4 references who are familiar with your capabilities as related to this job.

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.

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 Programsweb page.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position Eligible to participate in the Traid Incentive Compensation Program

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 toapplyhelp@lanl.govor call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Doyle, Christine Louise
Email cdoyle@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC82925
Organization Name CCS-DO/Computer, Computational & Statistical Sciences- Division Office
Minimum Salary
Maximum Salary
Req ID: IRC82925
Category: Student - Post Bachelor