Pacific Northwest National Laboratory High School Student Bus Intern - HS SBI - Earth & Biological Sciences Admin Assistant (Academic) in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307279

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Division: Earth & Biological Sciences

Group: Earth & Biological Sciences


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.

The Earth & Biological Sciences Directorate has an internship opportunity in the Associate Laboratory Director’s office for a student to work with the Executive Assistant. The Intern will provide clerical/administrative support for the EA that includes duties such as, but not limited to; filing, copying, purchasing, database management and maintaining a directorate Twitter account. May also provide ad hoc support for other administrators within the organization needed.


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 at time of application.

  • Applicants must be 16 years of age by August 2018.

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


Preferred Qualifications

Relevant Course Work Desired: English, Computer courses

Computer Skills Desired: Familiarity with Outlook, Word and Excel

Other Desired Skills: Twitter and social media familiarity


Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.

.Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Earth & Biological Sciences

Opening Date: 2018-02-07

Closing Date: 2018-03-30