Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Masters RA - Safeguards, Policy and Technology (SIP) in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308487

Directorate: National Security

Division: Operational Systems & Technology

Job Description

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking ambitious, high-caliber students that have completed a Master’s degree for assignments within the Safeguards Internship Program (SIP), funded by the National Nuclear Security Administration. Our project work focus on nuclear safeguards and improving international capabilities to deter, detect, and interdict nuclear weapons or illicit technology. The candidate will work side-by-side with top leaders in the nonproliferation community to support technologies and policies to help U.S. allies develop the infrastructure to thwart nuclear terrorism. Learn more about SIP at

Applicants with experience in one or more of these disciplines or closely related topics are encouraged to apply: Applied Health Physics, Applied Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Engineering, Systems Engineering, or other Engineering Fields, Material Sciences, Radiochemistry, Data Science and Data Analytics, International Relations, or Public Policy.

Location of the assignment could be in our Richland, WA or Seattle, WA office based on business need.


Recommend including the three documents listed below when prompted to "Upload Resume." System only allows for one resume upload, documents will need to be bundled into ONE-SINGLE PDF for upload.

  1. A letter of interest

  2. Current resume or CV with references

  3. Unofficial transcripts for all current and past degrees

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a Master’s degree within the past 24 months or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university. Minimum overall GPA of 3.25 required.

Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary.

U.S. citizenship required.

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: National Security Dir

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: NGSI Team

Opening Date: 2018-10-19

Closing Date: 2019-01-30