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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Masters Intern - Building Energy Analysis in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 311899

Directorate: Energy and Environment

Division: Electricity Infrastructure and Buildings

Group: Optimization and Control

Job Description

The Optimization and Control Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) seeks an M.Sc. intern to support research activities focused on building energy analysis. In order to contribute to these research efforts, a successful candidate would have previous experience of using spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel, a strong interest in data analysis, and have a good understanding of building physics such as heat and mass transfer. The candidate is expected to collaborate effectively with multi-disciplinary research and development teams including researchers within and outside PNNL.

  • Strong knowledge and experience using spreadheets for data analysis

  • Understanding of building physics

  • Some knowledge of HVAC systems and building controls

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a team

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be matriculated/enrolled in a Master's program at an accredited college or university. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Earned Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline such as engineering, physics, computer science or related field

M.Sc. student in scientific program with classes related to heat transfer, physics, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics

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

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Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a “country of risk” without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.

Directorate: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Master's and PhD Level Internships

Group: Optimization & Control

Opening Date: 2021-03-31

Closing Date: 2021-04-14