Los Alamos National Laboratory XIT-Division Undergraduate Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do eXperience IT (XIT) Division is seeking an energetic and customer focused undergraduate student who is interested in a challenging paid internship. XIT Division is comprised of 3 groups, all of whom provide the Laboratory with professional desktop and departmental computing products and services, development tools, software, and server administration.

Candidates must have and maintain a minimum of 3.0/4.0 GPA for consideration, and enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester. For full consideration, candidates must be pursuing one of the following degrees (or equivalent): Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security, System Administration, or Information Engineering Technology.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in customer service, teamwork, and collaboration

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated time management and organization skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Knowledge of email

  • Knowledge of or courses taken in Windows or Mac OS X desktop administration

  • Knowledge of or courses taken in solving software and hardware issues

  • Desire to learn new technologies

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of or experience in network troubleshooting

  • Knowledge of or experience administrating Linux, Windows, or Mac systems

  • Knowledge of or experience with hardware or software hard drive encryption

  • Courses taken or vendor certification (Apple Mac or Microsoft Windows)

  • Knowledge of or courses taken in Linux desktop administration

  • Knowledge or familiarity with Linux platforms

Education: Currently pursuing a BS (or recent BS graduate) in a Computer Science, Information Technology, (or relevant IT focus) major while maintaining a minimum of a 3.0 GPA.

Notes to Applicants:A resume and official transcript detailing your most current GPA and coursework is required.

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 Student Programs web page.

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.

Our employees are our greatest asset, which is why we provide a comprehensive benefits package that offers health coverage for you and your eligible family members today and retirement plans for a brighter tomorrow. A healthy workforce is paramount to a successful organization. We offer an incentivized wellness plan and preventive care to encourage and reward good basic health choices. Also, for your financial wellness, we provide a tax-deferred 401(k) retirement plan, with a company match and service based contribution.

Instructions on How to Activate/Create a LANL Jobs Account:

Follow the instructions below if you have ever had an employee Z number, been a contractor, or received Los Alamos Lab insurance coverage to activateyour account:

  • Select the Click Here button if you have been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverage.

  • Please enter only your first and last name and current email address (an email with your validation code will be sent to you) to activate the account currently in our system.

  • Enter your validation code as described in the email you receive and complete the 3-page registration form. Your account is now active and you can apply for jobs or save to your basket. Important: Enter the validation code within 15 days to activate your account or your account will be deactivated.

Follow the instructions below if you if you have never been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverage to create an account:

  • Select the Register button if you have never been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverageto Create an Account.

  • From here, you will establish an account with username and password.

How to Apply: Login to Your Account to Complete the Application Process

  • Click the Vacancy Name number (in blue) to view any job’s details.

  • Click Apply or Add to Basket to apply later. Tip: To apply for a job or save your basket, you must have a LANL jobs account.

If you experience any technical issues, please email applyhelp@lanl.gov for assistance.

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Work Telephone: 505-665-1683

Contact Name: Tedder, Billie Jo (BJ)

Organization Name: XIT-DO/eXperience IT

Email: bjtedder@lanl.gov

Job Title: XIT-Division Undergraduate Student

Appointment Type: UGS

Req ID: IRC65877