Pacific Northwest National Laboratory High School Student Bus Intern - Contracts Admin Assistant [Academic] in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308927

Directorate: Business Services

Division: Contracts

Group: M&O Contracts Office

Job Description

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking ambitious, high-caliber junior or senior high school students for intern assignments within the High School Student Business Intern (HS SBI) program. This internship provides an opportunity for high school students interested in business careers to work during the academic year with a mentor in a specified business area. Students attend regular classes in their school for half a day and work up to four hours a day, five days each week at the Laboratory.

This internship will provide support to the Contracts Administrator in the Management and Operations Contracts Team in the following business functions:

  1. Create, administer, and organize contract documents

  2. Computer data entry

  3. Review, verify, and expedite vendor submittals

  4. Strong verbal and written communication skills necessary


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 a business career.


Minimum Qualifications

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

  • 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 - Business classes

Computer Skills - MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Other Desired Skills - Good communication skills, self starter, and interest in Federal Acquisitions

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: Business Services

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Contracts

Opening Date: 2019-02-11

Closing Date: 2019-03-15