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PhD Intern - Power Systems

Master's and PhD Level Internships

Job Description

Job ID: 307292
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Description

The Electric Infrastructure (EI) group at Pacific Northwest National Lab seeks a summer intern to conduct research in the following areas:
• Prepare distribution system models, parameters and scenario data.
• Perform sequential power flow analysis for specific test systems using GridLAB-D.
• Perform co-simulations for distribution system models and transmission system models.


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.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be currently enrolled/matriculated in a PhD program at an accredited college. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Must have solid background in power system engineering.
Must have experiences in distribution systems simulations and modeling.
Must have experiences in programming language: Python and Matlab
Must have experiences in one or more distribution system software tools: GridLAB-D, OpenDSS
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong analytical ability
Experience in optimal power flow is a plus.

Ph.D. students in electric power system or related field.

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307292
Directorate: Energy and Environment
Division: Electricity Infrastructure & Buildings
Group: Electricity Infrastructure