Los Alamos National Laboratory Seismic Network Post Bachelors Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Los Alamos Seismic Network (LASN) is essential to understanding the seismic and volcanic hazards that affect operations of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The Laboratory is located in a complex geologic region, named the Pajarito Plateau, which contains one of the largest young volcanic features on Earth, the Valles Caldera. For over 45 years LASN has served to better understand the plateau’s rich and complex geologic structure. As LASN continues to grow and expand, we are in need of an assistant who is highly organized and detail oriented to help manage large seismic data sets collected by LASN over the years, organize field equipment, and assist on field outings. The selected candidate will work closely alongside Earth scientists and will have the opportunity to contribute to a wide range of tasks from computer work to instrumentation and field outings.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
● Ability to organize information and make material clearly understandable to colleagues
● Good communication skills, brainstorming and writing skills are essential, as is working effectively as part of a team
● Basic experience with programming (C, Python, Java, etc.) and computer operating systems (OSX, Windows, Linux, etc.)
Education/Experience :A bachelor’s degree with a minor or major in a STEM field obtained at the time of hire or within the past 3 years, but have not yet been accepted and enrolled in a graduate program.
● Research experience or formal course work in the earth sciences, particularly seismology
● Some familiarity with basic electronic measurement and recording instrumentation
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
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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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Contact Name Sutton, Jennifer Anne
Vacancy Name: IRC95017
Organization Name EES-17/Earth and Environmental Sciences - Geophysics
Req ID: IRC95017
Category: Student - Post Bachelor