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Defense Technologies Onboarding Student Intern

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Students & Faculty
Job ID: 103484
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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for undergraduate level student or a recent bachelors graduate within one year the opportunity to engage in practical experience to further their educational goals.  The internship is geared to provide you with valuable employment experience while performing important real-world work assignments.  You will be assigned a job mentor to shadow during their assignment and will perform job tasks along with special projects within the Defense Technologies and Engineering Division (DTED).

Essential Duties
At the Undergraduate and Recent Grad Level(Non-Exempt):
- Work alongside the DTED Hiring Team to provide support to new employees and facilitate onboarding process development.
- Identify and drive efficiency in onboarding processes by making recommendations, developing process improvement strategies, and documenting results.
- Execute comprehensive communication strategy to strengthen new hire adjustment and
- Design written and multimedia publications ensuring language, style, and messaging are consistent with the division quality and branding.
- Collaborate with stakeholders to understand and implement solutions to cross-departmental onboarding needs.
- Assist administrative staff with various projects and activities.
- Develop, design, and build division webpages.
- One seminar may be presented on the assignment.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
At the Undergraduate and Recent Grad Level(Non-Exempt):
- Must be a continuing college or university student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing an undergraduate degree, graduate degree, or is a recent graduate within one year in Marketing, Communications, English, Graphic Design, or related field.
- Ability to apply basic administrative experience to understand related problems.
- Experience working with personal computers and familiarity with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Ability to demonstrate effective communication skills and work in a team.
- Experience providing administrative support in a fast-paced environment.
Desired Qualifications
- Experience with website design and development.
- Experience writing and editing across various communication channels.
- Experience building marketing campaigns or program development strategies.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam:  A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

Security Clearance:  None required.


Note:   This is a Temporary Student Intern appointment.  This assignment is for a full-time position during the summer academic break. Refer to the Scholar Program website at for additional student employment information. 

Selected applicants will be required to provide transcripts.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.


LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. 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, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.