Administrative Student Intern

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Students & Faculty
Organization:  Engineering
Posting Requirement:  External Posting
Job ID: 104706
Job Code: Under Grad Student (705.1) / Recent Grad Intern NE (714.0)
Date Posted: January 08 2019

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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 an undergraduate-level student or recent graduate level student with a bachelor’s degree to engage in practical business experience to further their educational goals. Under close supervision, the student intern will provide entry to mid-level administrative support to the Computational Engineering Division (CED) Summer Scholar Program as well as assist other areas as needed.

Essential Duties
At the Undergraduate Level (Non-Exempt):
- This position will work alongside the CED Summer Scholar Program Coordinator to provide support to the CED summer intern program and other areas within the Division.
- Assist administrative staff with various projects and activities.
- With guidance compose correspondence for staff, as well as prepare, type, edit, format and finalize presentation materials.
- Establish and maintain working files.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
In Addition at the Recent Grad Level (Exempt):
- Perform assignments of a basic degree of complexity and provide advanced support to the CED summer intern program and other areas within the Division.

At the Undergraduate Level (Non-Exempt):
- Must be a continuing college or university student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing an undergraduate degree in business or a related field.
- Effective organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy and follow-through.
- Experience working under limited supervision, in an environment of rapidly changing priorities, deadlines, and frequent interruptions.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills necessary to interact with a diverse workforce and represent the organization with all levels of management, internal and external to the Laboratory, using tact, diplomacy, and discretion.
- Effective problem-solving and decision-making skills necessary to identify and make recommendations for administrative problems.
- Experience working with personal computers and familiarity with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
In Addition at the Recent Grad Level (Exempt):
- Must have received a recent Bachelor’s degree within one year.
- Demonstrated academic achievement.

Desired Qualifications
- GPA of 3.5 or above

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to 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.

Security Clearance:  None required.


Note:   This is a Temporary Student Intern appointment.  This assignment is for (Choose one or more of the following: a full-time position during the summer academic break; a co-op position, full-time during the academic semester/quarter, or a year-round part-time position during the academic year and full time during academic breaks.) Refer to the Scholar Program website at for additional student employment information. 

(Optional) Resume submissions are due no later than ______. 

(Optional) Salaries are based on student academic level. 

(Optional) 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.