PNNL Careers

High School Science Programs Student - YWiS - Hydrology Intern (Summer)

RICHLAND, WA
Undergraduate Internships


Job Description

Job ID: 307311
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 incumbent will perform data cleaning/preparation, and apply data analytics to evaluate spatial data and time series in earth, energy, and environmental systems, with a focus on identifying, characterizing, and comparing extreme/anomalous behaviors associated with multivariate time series including meteorological forcing and ensemble numerical simulations. Academic training in probability/statistics and computer science is desired. Experiences with computer programming (Excel, R, python) is a plus.

****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: Introduction to linear algebra and statistics

Computer Skills Desired: Excel R

Other Desired Skills: Oral communication and technical writing
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Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307311
Directorate: Energy and Environment
Division: Earth Systems Science
Group: Hydrology
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