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PhD Intern - Research - Computer Science

Master's and PhD Level Internships

Job Description

Job ID: 307638
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Description

The High Performance Computing (HPC) Group at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) seeks a student intern researcher to participate in novel research in one or more of the following areas: advanced architecture design and analysis; system software and runtime systems; and HPC application and system performance prediction and optimization. Responsibilities and Accountabilities include:
Participate in research in areas of interest to ongoing PNNL HPC group projects
Interact with HPC group staff on technical areas of interest
Work closely with staff mentor to design and conduct experiments potentially leading towards publishable results

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

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

Experience in one or more topic areas of interest (i.e., HPC applications and systems; runtime software systems; performance modeling, simulation, prediction, and optimization) strongly preferred
Ability to work in a close team environment
Ability to clearly distill and present research findings

Currently working towards an advanced degree in the area of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or closely related technical field.

Preferred GPA: 3.25

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307638
Directorate: Physical & Computational Sciences:
Division: Computing Sciences
Group: High Performance Computing