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High School Science Programs Student - YWiS - Electricity Infrastructure Integration Intern (Summer)

RICHLAND, WA
Undergraduate Internships


Job Description

Job ID: 307282
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Description

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking ambitious, high-caliber sophomore, junior or senior high school students for intern assignments within the High School Young Women in Science (YWiS) Program. This summer internship is a research-based educational experience for sophomores, juniors and senior females. The students must have an expressed interest in and potential for educational opportunities and careers in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM).

The student will be split between two different projects. The first project is designed to conduct an in-depth analysis of the evolving value proposition for hydropower resources in the country. The project will also help the DOE design it's future research agenda in this topic area. The second project is developing methods to reconfigure distribution systems operating as islands after events in the transmission system.

****BEFORE YOU APPLY****
When asked to upload your resume to your application, you need to upload one (1) PDF file that includes the following:

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume
3. Unofficial transcript
4. Personal Statement: Describe who you are beyond your academic achievements and potential. Offer information in regards to what kind of activities, leadership or experiences you’ve had that contributed toward your interest in STEM.

APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE THE ITEMS ABOVE IN THEIR SINGLE PDF UPLOAD WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AS INCOMPLETE.
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Equal Employment Opportunity

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.
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Minimum Qualifications

- Applicants must be a female currently enrolled as a junior or senior in a public or private high school.
- Applicants must be 16 years of age at the time the appointment begins.
- Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (from beginning of 9th grade to current standing).
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Preferred Qualifications

Relevant Course Work Desired: Statistics, Calculus, Physics

Computer Skills Desired: Matlab, R, Microsoft Excel/Word/Powerpoint

Other Desired Skills: Communications and inter-personal skills
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Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307282
Directorate: Energy & Environment
Division: Electricity Infrastructure
Group: Integration
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