Pacific Northwest National Laboratory High School YWiS - Chemical Physics and Analysis Intern [Summer] in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308880

Directorate: Physical and Computational Sciences

Division: Physical Sciences

Group: Chemical Physics and Analysis

Job Description

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking ambitious, high-caliber sophomore, junior or senior high school students for intern assignments within the High School Young Women in Science (YWiS) Program. This summer internship is a research-based educational experience for sophomores, juniors and senior females. The students must have an expressed interest in and potential for educational opportunities and careers in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).

This project orbits around developing novel instrumentation to address current DOE BER challenges in the general area of bioimaging. The intern will aid in data analysis (complex multi-dimensional multi-modal chemical images) and simulations (computer-based using NWCHEM).

*BEFORE YOU APPLY*

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.

APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE THE ITEMS ABOVE IN THEIR SINGLE PDF UPLOAD WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AS INCOMPLETE.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants must be a female 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 - General Mathematics couses (high school level), general Chemistry courses (high school level), general Physics courses (high school level)

Computer Skills Desired - Windows and iOS required, UNIX desired

Other Desired Skills - Hard working and positive thinking

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 jobs.pnnl.gov.

Directorate: Physical & Computational Sci's

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Chemical Physics & Analysis

Opening Date: 2019-02-11

Closing Date: 2019-03-15