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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Tech Student - Electrical Engineering for Electromagnetics Sensing Team in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 311242

Directorate: National Security

Division: Signature Science & Technology

Group:Disruptive Technology

Job Description

The Disruptive Technology (DT) group focuses on emerging technologies by integrating capability across electromagnetics, systems modeling, algorithm development, and systems design to serve as flywheel for feeding technology advancements into capabilities across the division and laboratory. Projects within the group range from highly applied projects in support of national security to fundamental science projects.

The DT group is seeking an electrical engineering or computer science student to contribute to a wide variety of research and development efforts involving electromagnetics sensing.

The incumbent will work as a technical contributor under the guidance of scientists and engineers, and will be responsible for performing the following technical tasks:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Interest and enthusiasm for working on diverse projects that will demand the development of new skills

  • Strong record of academic and job performance

  • Build reputation through application of scientific and engineering principles and theories and developing technical approaches to solve challenges.

  • Effectively team to share resources and optimize research.

  • Assist with the development of new capabilities within the group

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be degree-seeking students enrolled at an accredited college or university. Candidates must be taking at least 6 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.5.

U.S. citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interested in electronics/RF/computers

  • Experience programming in C++ and Python

  • Experience with Windows and Linux

  • Prefer local WSU-TC or CBC student

Preferred Education

  • Studying for degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher preferred.

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

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. If you are offered a position at PNNL and are currently a participant in a foreign government talent recruitment program you will be required to disclose this information before your first day of employment.

Directorate: National Security

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Disruptive Technology

Opening Date: 2020-10-01

Closing Date: 2020-10-31