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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Tech Student - Web Development Computer Science Intern in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 311910

Directorate: Energy and Environment

Division: Earth Systems Science

Group: Applied Decision Systems & Analytics

Job Description

Do you want to be challenged with hard problems in national security, energy, and science and apply cutting-edge research to make our nation safer and stronger? Does developing complex computer code, designing new visualizations, optimizing solutions for energy, or working with big data sound compelling to you? Do you want to work side by side with world class scientists?

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking ambitious, high caliber undergraduate students for assignments within the Risk and Decision Sciences Technical Group of the Energy and Environment Directorate. The position is considered year-round and is flexible with the candidate’s school schedule, to be filled immediately.

As an intern in the Applied Decisions Systems & Analytics Technical Group you will assist in testing, including automated testing, configuration, documentation, and maintenance. You may also assist in software design and development, depending on skills/experience.

  1. Degree seeking student in computer science, information technology, or equivalent major.

  2. 3.50 or higher GPA is preferred.

  3. General web development and/or testing methods preferred.

  4. Proficient in Microsoft program (excel, word, ppt)

  5. Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills required

  6. Must display maturity and high level of professionalism

  7. Exposure or experience problem solving, rapid learning, and adapting in a professional environment

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred skills or interest (not required):

  1. Geographic Information System (GIS) OpenLayers or similar

  2. End-To-End Testing Frameworks: Selenium Web Driver or Cypress

  3. GIT Revision Control

  4. SQL and Database Management System: MySQL, MS-SQL, or PostgreSQL

  5. Basic understanding of Cloud computing environment (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)

Exposure to one or more:

  • HTML5/CSS3

  • Javascript (ECMAScript 2018 9th Edition)

  • RESTful API or GraphQL

  • Single Page Web App Framework: React, Angular, Vue, or Ember

  • Open Layers 3 or similar GIS Mapping knowledge

  • D3.js v.4 or higher

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: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Applied Dec Syst & Analytics

Opening Date: 2021-04-05

Closing Date: 2021-04-19