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: 307306

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 assist with data entry in systems such as ERICA (information release) for publications, posters, journal articles, etc. FNVA’s and badge request - Our scientists work with others world-wide on the instruments we house in our building to collaborate for scientific discoveries. Many of the users come here and we schedule meetings with our staff and badge vendors to come work on our lab equipment. Purchasing basic office supplies, this will include learning inventory practices as well as stocking items once ordered and learning to track items that need to be ordered. B2B training will be required.


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 or junior in a public or private high school.

  • 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: Basic business and office skills; keyboarding; math; strong verbal and written communication; running basic office equipment-copying, faxing, and printing; and experience with spreadsheets and data entry.

Computer Skills Desired: Basic experience in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and internet research.

Other Desired Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate with staff members and get along with people from different backgrounds. Can follow directions and perform work in a timely manner. Is proactive, self starting, an independent worker, and can multi-task.


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: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Reactor Matl's & Mech Design

Opening Date: 2018-02-13

Closing Date: 2018-04-07