Los Alamos National Laboratory High Performance Computing Graduate Intern in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The High Performance Computing Division (HPC) manages world-class Supercomputing Centers. Our employees engage in research, development, and state-of-the-art software engineering, supporting development, design and effective use of large scale data and computational environments. Delivering computational capability and data management at petascale (i.e., across tens of thousands of processors and some of the largest, fastest, and most complex data movement and storage systems in the world) gives rise to cutting edge technical challenges. HPC Division innovates to meet those challenges.

HPC is seeking graduate level students looking for a challenging paid internship for the current academic year and/or summer. All selected candidates will be provided with a mentor, a challenging project for their appointment, and an opportunity to present their project work and progress to colleagues. The student projects we have to offer will vary depending on the skills and interests of the candidate and our current needs.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

All viable candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.2/4.0 for consideration, be admitted into a degree program, and be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours in the semester prior to the internship. A resume and current transcript, showing the above requirements, are required.

We are seeking a wide variety of computational skills employed in an HPC environment. To receive full consideration, candidates must have either been awarded a bachelor’s degree or be pursuing one of the following graduate degrees (or a substantially equivalent degree):

  • Computer Science

  • Computer Engineering

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Systems Administration

  • Computer Networking

  • Computer Systems Analysis

  • Software Engineer

  • Information Systems Security Management

  • Mathematics or Physics

AND, knowledge and introductory experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Cluster Computing and System Administration

  • Programming skills (C++, Python, SQL, Perl, etc.)

  • Linux system management

  • Linux-based computer security

  • Parallel Programming

  • FPGA Programming

  • HPC System Software

  • Data Storage

  • Computer Networking

Notes to Applicants:

A cover letter expressing the candidate’s strengths and interests will help create the best match between applicant and internship.

Please see ourHigh Performance Computing Student Career Resources Page for salary and benefit information.

Applicants may send any questions to HPCRecruits@lanl.gov

Additional Details:

No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

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 testing.

For general program information refer to the StudentPrograms web page.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome and encourage applications from the broadest possible range of qualified candidates. 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-5627.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

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Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Doyle, Christine Louise

Organization Name: HPC/DO - High Performance Computing

Email: cdoyle@lanl.gov

Job Title: High Performance Computing Graduate Intern

Appointment Type: GRA

Req ID: IRC59223