Los Alamos National Laboratory Summer 2018 Post Masters Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

B Division is seeking recent graduates looking for a challenging paid post graduate internships at the post-masters level. 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 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:

Completion of a Master’s degree within the past 3 years or soon to be completed. All viable candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.2 for consideration. A resume and current transcript, showing the above requirements, are required.

We are seeking a wide variety of skills employed in a Biological environment. To receive full consideration, candidates must have received a degree in one of the following areas:

  • Biology

  • Microbiology

  • Biochemistry

  • Molecular Biology

  • Cellular Biology

  • Biotechnology

  • Bioinformatics

  • Mathematics, Chemistry or Physics

AND, knowledge and introductory experience in a laboratory environment.

Notes to Applicants:

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

For general program information refer to theStudent Programs web page.

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.

Equal Opportunity:

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 regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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.

Bioscience Division (B) comprises a diverse group of experimentalists and computer scientists who work closely with other interdisciplinary scientists across the Laboratory. Their work serves the Nation by developing science and technology to reduce natural and deliberate threats to human populations, their way of life, and the global environment. Los Alamos scientists are:

  • Researching how living things function and interact

  • Understanding environmental systems and predicting climate effects

  • Developing new approaches to vaccines and therapeutics

  • Creating competitive biofuels from algae and plants

  • Sensing and stopping disease threats before they spread

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Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Gasca, Alicia M

Organization Name: B-DO/Bioscience

Email: agasca@lanl.gov

Job Title: Summer 2018 Post Masters Student

Appointment Type: GRA

Req ID: IRC60201