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National Security Engineering Division - Engineering Technologies and Design Undergraduate Student I

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, California, (US)
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Pay Range

$21.40 - $29.00 Hourly

This position is under a step structure. Please note that the step placement is determined by your most recent completed academic year.

Job Description

We have multiple openings for undergraduate level students or recent grads with associate degree to further their technology educational goals. You will support engineering projects involving research, conceptual design, innovative technologies, diagnostics, manufacturing principles, and core processes in product development. If you are energetic and enthusiastic with knowledge and interest in mechanical technologies, electronics technologies, or design & drafting, this internship could be a good match for you. These positions are in the National Security Engineering Division (NSED) within the Engineering Directorate.

In this role, you will

  • Perform technical assignments with a basic degree of complexity, working directly with a mentor in your field or study.
  • Provide technical support to engineers and scientific staff in research and development projects to find solutions to real world problems.
  • Participate in research in assigned area under close supervision.
  • Utilize standard software packages common in your discipline to complete common tasks.
  • Gather and analyze data or information in support of engineering research.
  • Document and communicate results of technical data generated.
  • Share technical information and promote open dialogue.
  • Attend relevant seminars, facility tours, and interact with other students.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must be a continuing college student in good academic standing, enrolled at an accredited institution pursuing a bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, or is a recent grad with an associate's degree in mechanical engineering technology, electrical engineering technology, design/drafting, or other technology related field.
  • Ability to work full-time for 10-12 weeks during the summer.
  • A sustained record of outstanding academic performance.
  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment utilizing excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Qualifications We Desire

  • GPA of 3.2 or above.

    Technical project experience.

    Familiarity with tools associated to your field of study.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Holiday Pay
  • Sick leave accrual
  • Individual 401(k) contributions

Security Clearance

None required. However, if your assignment is longer than 179 days cumulatively within a calendar year, you must go through the Personal Identity Verification process. This process includes completing an online background investigation form and receiving approval of the background check. (This process does not apply to foreign nationals.)

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position must pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

We invite you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Reasonable Accommodation

Our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please use our online form to submit a request.

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.


Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is the go-to laboratory for science and technology solutions to the toughest and most important problems affecting national and global security. If you are interested in contributing to pushing the frontiers of knowledge to build the scientific and technological foundation that will be needed to address national security issues, then we invite you to apply.

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