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Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Type: Internship

Location: Virtual

Starts: Jun. 13, 2022

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time

Description

<p>PNNL integrates systems engineering,  policy,  and operational expertise into versatile and sustainable national security solutions.  The Operational Systems &amp;  Technology Division strives to understand end-user environments to transition technology from developmental to deployment.</p>
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<p>Our operational systems expertise provides tools,  technologies,  and approaches for combating a range of threats,  both at home and in more than 100 countries worldwide.  We make national security technology work in the real world by:</p>
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<li>Operating at the intersection of science,  technology,  and policy to bring scalable solutions to the global security mission;</li>
<li>Protecting critical assets through integrated risk analysis,  optimized security operations,  and specialized training;</li>
<li>Designing and delivering field able solutions into operational environments;</li>
<li>Assuring the readiness,  sustainability,  and resilience of critical national security,  operations,  and infrastructure;</li>
<li>Integrating program-level solutions built on policy,  regulations,  next generation technology,  and international operations;  and</li>
<li>Building next generation talent to protect our nation for future generations.</li>
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<p>Apply Online -  <a href="https://careers.pnnl.gov/jobs/2682?lang=en-us">https://careers.pnnl.gov/jobs/2682?lang=en-us</a></p>

Responsibilities

<p>Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)  is seeking high school students who have a passion for solving complex problems in national security,  energy,  and science.  The Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program -  National Nuclear Security Administration (MSIPP-NNSA)  is a research-based experience for students who are traditionally underrepresented in Science,  Technology,  Engineering and Math (STEM).</p>
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<p>PNNL&rsquo;s core capabilities are chemical and molecular sciences;  chemical engineering;  biological systems science;  climate change science;  environmental subsurface science;  applied materials science and engineering;  applied nuclear science and technology;  advanced computer science,  visualization,  and data;  systems engineering and integration;  and large-scale user facilities/advanced instrumentation.  Local students of all backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply.</p>
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<p>These positions will be for 10-12 weeks during the summer 2022,  are available in Richland,  WA or Seattle,  WA but could also be conducted remotely from each individual student&rsquo;s location.</p>

Qualifications

<p>Apply Online -  <a href="https://careers.pnnl.gov/jobs/2682?lang=en-us">https://careers.pnnl.gov/jobs/2682?lang=en-us</a><br />To have a complete application package,  the three (3)  listed items below are required and must be uploaded correctly per the steps below:</p>
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<p>Step 1:  Upload Resume or CV in &ldquo;Resume&rdquo;  section only (note:  if applying to multiple positions,  the resume uploaded will be the resume used for all positions an applicant applies towards)</p>
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<p>Step 2:  Combine the two (2)  below requested documents into one (1)  PDF document and name this file "DTRA-DID".  This combined document must be uploaded into the &ldquo;Additional Documents&rdquo;  section.  &nbsp;</p>
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<p>1)  Current unofficial transcript,  cumulative (GPA must be listed);  and</p>
<p>2)  300-word essay describing how your specific interests pertain to one of the focus areas listed above,  such as personal projects,  hobbies outside of class,  or any other activity to help you gain extra experience in your field beyond textbook knowledge.<br /><br /></p>
<p><strong>If any one of the three (3)  components are not uploaded per the instructions listed,  applications will be rejected and will no longer be considered.  Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m.  (PST)  on the posting close date.</strong></p>
<p><br /><strong>Qualifications</strong></p>
<p>Minimum Qualifications:</p>
<ul>
<li>Applicants must be currently enrolled as a sophomore,  junior or senior in a public or private high school at time of application.</li>
<li>Applicants must be 16 years of age by May 2022.</li>
<li>Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher (from beginning of 9th grade to current standing).</li>
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<p>Preferred Qualifications:</p>
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<li>Preferred candidates are interested in Science,  Technology,  Engineering,  and/or Mathematics (STEM)  focus areas that align with NNSA&rsquo;s mission by applying cutting-edge research to make our nation safer and stronger.  Such research areas include radiation detection,  radiochemistry,  mass spectrometry,  computational science,  high-energy physics,  biology,  and cyber-security.</li>
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