Pacific Northwest National Laboratory High School Student Bus Intern - Reactor Materials and Mechanical Design Admin Assistant [Academic] in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308866

Directorate: Energy and Environment

Division: Nuclear Sciences

Group: Reactor Materials and Mechanical Design

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 student will work with business administration to support the Reactor Materials and Mechanical Design group at PNNL. The student must possess strong organization and communication skills. This position is for 15-20 hours a week.


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 - Course work showing an interest in business administration and high academic achievement

Computer Skills - Proficiency in using Windows, Microsoft Office programs (including Outlook and Excel), ability to efficiently type and use basic computer programs, and the ability to learn to use business-related computer programs

Other Desired Skills - Organization and efficiency, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to work in a group, ability to learn quickly, and positive and outgoing personality

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: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Reactor Matl's & Mech Design

Opening Date: 2019-02-11

Closing Date: 2019-03-15