Los Alamos National Laboratory High Performance Computing Upper Undergraduate Student 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 largescale 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 undergraduate 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 3.0/4.0 for consideration, be admitted into a degree program, and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours in the semester prior to the internship.
A resume and current transcript, showing the GPA and course work requirements, are required.
We are seeking a wide variety of computational skills employed in an HPC environment. To receive full consideration, candidates must be pursuing one of the following undergraduate degrees (or a substantially equivalent degree), with a minimum of 72 hours, 15 of which must be upper-division coursework, which typically means a student has completed their third academic year:
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis
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
HPC System Software
Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
COVID Vaccine :
The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory students working on-site and students coming on-site, as well as any students coming on-site for any reason; unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.
Note to Applicants:
A cover letter expressing the candidate’s strengths andinterests will help create the best match between applicant and internship.
P lease see our High Performance Computing Student Career Resources Page for salary and benefit information.
Applicants may send any questions to HPCRecruits@lanl.gov .
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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Contact Name Wiens, Julie Ann
Vacancy Name: IRC95251
Organization Name HPC-DO -High Performance Computing
Req ID: IRC95251
Category: Student - Undergraduate