Los Alamos National Laboratory Summer 2019 High School Internship Program in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Summer High School Internship Program provides qualified northern New Mexico high school seniors the opportunity to develop skills and gain work experience, while receiving exposure to a variety of career fields. Students who participate in this program have the opportunity to intern during the summer, prior to beginning their senior year of high school.

Carefully review theHigh School Internship Program webpage before applying for this position.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Students who wish to participate in the High School Internship Program must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 16 years of age at the time the internship begins

  • Have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Attend a high school located in northern New Mexico

  • Pass a pre-employment drug test

  • Apply during the spring semester of your junior year in order to be considered for an internship the summer prior to beginning your senior year

Notes to Applicants:

Application Requirements: In addition to meeting the eligibility requirements, students must do the following:

  • Students must upload a cover letter, resume, and current unofficial transcript in the online iRecruitment application.

  • The cover letter should describe key aspects of the applicant’s background and include two or three academic areas of interest.

  • The application and required documents must be submitted by 11:59PM on April 8th, 2019 deadline.

Contact Information: All questions regarding the High School Internship Program should be directed to the program coordinator Cassandra Casperson atcasperson@lanl.gov.

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.

Non-U.S. Citizens: Non-U.S. citizens selected for an internship will need prior approval to visit the Lab. Approval in the Foreign Visits Tracking System (FVTS) is required before the internship can begin. FVTS approvals can take 30-120 days to process.

Summer Application Period: The summer application begins on January 1st, 2019 and ends on April 8th, 2019 at 11:59PM.

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.

Instructions on How to Activate/Create a LANL Jobs Account:

Follow the instructions below if you have ever had an employee Z number, been a contractor, or received Los Alamos Lab insurance coverage to activateyour account:

  • Select the Click Here button if you have been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverage.

  • Please enter only your first and last name and current email address (an email with your validation code will be sent to you) to activate the account currently in our system.

  • Enter your validation code as described in the email you receive and complete the 3-page registration form. Your account is now active and you can apply for jobs or save to your basket. Important: Enter the validation code within 15 days to activate your account or your account will be deactivated.

Follow the instructions below if you if you have never been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverage to create an account:

  • Select the Register button if you have never been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverageto Create an Account.

  • From here, you will establish an account with username and password.

How to Apply: Login to Your Account to Complete the Application Process

  • Click the Vacancy Name number (in blue) to view any job’s details.

  • Click Apply or Add to Basket to apply later. Tip: To apply for a job or save your basket, you must have a LANL jobs account.

If you experience any technical issues, please email applyhelp@lanl.gov for assistance.

Location: Los Alamos, NM,

Contact Name: Casperson, Cassandra Lee

Organization Name: Various Organizations

Email: casperson@lanl.gov

Job Title: Summer 2019 High School Internship Program

Appointment Type: HS Co-op

Req ID: IRC70562