Pacific Northwest National Laboratory High School SRAP - Atmospheric Measurements and Data Science Intern [Summer] in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308881

Directorate: Earth and Biological Sciences

Division: Atmospheric Sciences and Global Change

Group: Atmospheric Measurements and Data Science

Job Description

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking ambitious, high caliber sophomore, junior or senior high school students for intern assignments within the Student Research Apprenticeship Program (SRAP). This summer internship is a research-based experience for students who are sophomore, juniors or seniors and/or students traditionally underrepresented in science and engineering.

The student will work with the mentor to develop metrics to evaluate climate simulations on aspects relevant to water and energy such as wind energy and hydropower production. The student will apply the metrics to observation data and simulation outputs to characterize model fidelity and understand model biases.

*BEFORE YOU APPLY*

When asked to upload your resume to your application, you need to upload one (1) PDF file that includes the following:

  1. Cover Letter

  2. Resume

  3. Unofficial transcript

  4. Personal Statement: Describe who you are beyond your academic achievements and potential. Offer information in regards to what kind of activities, leadership or experiences you’ve had that contributed toward your interest in STEM.

APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE THE ITEMS ABOVE IN THEIR SINGLE PDF UPLOAD WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AS INCOMPLETE.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior in a public or private high school at time of application.

  • Applicants must be 16 years of age by June 2019.

  • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (from beginning of 9th grade to current standing).

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant Course Work - Mathematics, physics, and statistics

Computer Skills Desired - Some basic coding knowledge and familiarity with Python

Other Desired Skills - Familiarity with meterological datasets

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at jobs.pnnl.gov.

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Atmospheric Measur & Data Sci

Opening Date: 2019-02-11

Closing Date: 2019-03-15