Los Alamos National Laboratory Undergraduate Internship Program in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do_

Come join the brightest minds at the most innovative R&D; facility supporting our national security!

The Undergraduate Student (UGS) Program offers summer and year-round internships for undergraduate students. The program is an educational program that provides students with relevant research/work experience while pursuing an undergraduate degree. Students are able to work with professionals in a variety of career fields while using state-of-the-art equipment, technology and instrumentation. This educational program is designed to complement the student’s education with work experience related to their chosen field of study. Internships are available in science, research, professional and support fields. We offer competitive compensation and value the contributions of all team members. Be a part of our very important national security mission by joining the Laboratory today!

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Semester before hire (for summer hires), student must have been enrolled in and completed at least 12 semester credit hours (or equivalent) of course work. Year-round students are required to enroll in and complete 12 credit hours per semester (or equivalent) while working as an intern


Student must be enrolled in a Bachelor's program with a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0.

Notes to Applicants: As part of the application process, please upload your transcripts, cover letter, and resume. Please be advised that the Student Programs application process runs on a quarter system. The current application period is under the 4th quarter which runs from July 1, 2018 and will end on September 30, 2018.

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 theStudentPrograms 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 havebeen 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, US

Contact Name: Robinson, Emily R. M.

Organization Name: Various Organizations

Email: errobinson@lanl.gov

Job Title: Undergraduate Internship Program

Appointment Type: UGS

Req ID: IRC60022