What You Will Do
As a Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) Post-Bac Student, you will be
introduced to various physical and mechanical design documents such
as drawings and schematics, and investigate problems affecting
nuclear criticality safety. You will also a ssist in computational
NCS studies, learn the basics of the NCS discipline, and assists in
the preparation and presentation of nuclear criticality safety
technical reports and evaluations.
You, the student, will be mentored by analysts and the internship
provides calculation and work experience that will enhance your
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Nuclear or Chemical Engineering or a
related field awarded in the past 3 years.
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Experience writing technical papers or proposals.
- Demonstrated experience working in a team environment with good
- Completed coursework or research experience in one of the
disciplines outlined above.
Candidates must have completed a bachelor's degree within the past
3 years, but have not been accepted and enrolled in a graduate
program and have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 for consideration. Students
who have pursued a degree in Nuclear or Chemical Engineering
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National
Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution
engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our
generous benefits package includes:
PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large
Dental and vision insurance
Free basic life and disability insurance
Paid maternity and parental leave
Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and
Onsite gyms and wellness programs
Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
- Employment with Triad requires a
favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under
NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this
requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign
nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order
(Position will be
cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a
Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility
- for access to classified matter.
- Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual
must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required
except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for
This position is subject to the requirements
of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of
Federal Regulation, Part 712, 712.11. These requirements include on
going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and
New-Employment Drug Test:
The Laboratory requires
successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and
maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug
For general program information refer to the StudentPrograms web
Regular appointment employees
who have served at least one year of continuous service in their
current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout
the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of
continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with
the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to
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Los Alamos National Laboratory
is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and
inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on
qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national
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orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation,
physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy,
status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship
within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The
Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to
individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable
accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the
application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation,
please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444
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Student - Post Bachelor