Finance Post Bachelor Student | Los Alamos, NM | Los Alamos National Laboratory

Finance Post Bachelor Student

What You Will Do

The Post Bachelors Internship Program is a year-round internship program that provides students with relevant professional 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 and technology. 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!

The Finance Post Bachelors Internship Program is designed for the student pursuing their undergraduate degree in the Business Field. Students will be placed in various positions in the Finance Organization.

The Finance Division delivers financial products and services in support of the Laboratory's mission. Our Financial management focus includes the following:

• Perform work in the Finance and Administrative Fields.

• Integrating processes and systems across the Finance Division.

• Providing quality business processes and systems throughout the Laboratory.

• Partnering with the programs and technical divisions to strengthen our business capabilities.

• Providing stewardship of Laboratory, NNSA and sponsor resources.

• Building alliances with NNSA, DOE, LASO, and the ABQ Service Center.

• Maintain a safe and secure working environment.

• Work as a team member with direction from your mentor.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

• Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent.

• Must have received a bachelor's degree within the last three years.

• Must not be accepted and enrolled in a graduate program (recently enrolled graduate students should explore employment opportunities within the Laboratory's Graduate Internship Program).

• Pass a new employment drug test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new employment drug test and maintain a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

• Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE "Q" clearance which typically requires US citizenship.

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience and/or education in the field of business.

• Experience with Microsoft Excel.

Features of the Program:

• The Post-Baccalaureate category offers college graduates the opportunity to participate in the Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Program after graduation.

• This category applies to those interns who have been awarded a bachelor's degree within the past three years but have not yet been accepted and enrolled in a graduate program. Post-baccalaureate interns may remain in this category for up to two years

• Interns should use this appointment to prepare for graduate school acceptance (e.g., GRE/GMAT exams, applications, etc.). An intern may move into GRA status when documentation is provided indicating the intern's intention to accept an offer of admission to a graduate program.

Education Required:

• Completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accountancy or related discipline within the past three years.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

COVID Vaccine:

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory students working on-site and students coming on-site, as well as any students coming on-site for any reason; unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.

Note to Applicants:

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

• Students must upload a 1) cover letter, 2) resume, 3) current transcript, and 4) acceptance letter to college/university to the online iRecruitment application.
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

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2. Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

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.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to Policy Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

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 regard 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 or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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 activate your 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 coverage to 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 for assistance.

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