Pacific Northwest National Laboratory High School SRI - Internfacial Sciences and Simulation Intern [Academic] in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308919

Directorate: Earth and Biological Sciences

Division: Environmental Molecular Sciences

Group: Interfacial Sciences and Simulation

Job Description

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking ambitious, high-caliber junior or senior high school students for intern assignment within the High School Student Research Intern (HS SRI) Program. This internship provides an opportunity for students interested in preparing for careers in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM - or Computer Science) to work during the academic year with a scientist/mentor in a specified research area. Students attend regular classes in their school for one-half day.

Student will be supporting the team doing x-ray tomography user support, x-ray imaging and data process, and 3D visualization and microstructural studies using the tomography scanner and various computer software programs.


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.


Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age by August 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 - Math, science, some chemistry, and biology

Computer Skills - Good computer skills, knowledge of Windows system, ability to learn new software, and any scripting/coding experience a plus

Other Desired Skills - Interest in interdisciplinary scientific work, the ability to work independently, and good time management

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

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Interfacial Sci's & Simulation

Opening Date: 2019-02-11

Closing Date: 2019-03-15