PNNL Careers

IT Intern Software Developer (undergrad)


Job Description

Job ID: 308321
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Description

Opportunities abound in our intern projects, which represent a broad range of technologies. You are given lots of autonomy to shape the final product, and will be exposed to a wide range of IT career options. Opportunities are flexible, and assignments range from 10-12 weeks with the possibility of extension. You will team with interns and paired with mentors and projects stewards. You are expected to become an active team member playing a central role in the design and development of critical solutions.

Our intern program includes:
• Strategically important and challenging “real” projects staffed by interns, these include briefings with our CIO and senior management. These are guaranteed to look great on your resume.
• Numerous personal development opportunities, including coaching sessions & workshops, soft skill classes and lab tours with a diverse range of PNNL staff, ranging from executive management, research scientists to junior engineers.
• Active social events planning to ensure you never have a dull moment and build friendships that will last a lifetime.

Previous projects include:
• Preemptively identifying issues and health across our infrastructure by building data analytics tools and dashboards
• Driving the expansion of ML and AR capabilities on future research and operations projects by developing modular ML & AR tools
• Drastically improving the quality and efficiency of our software development practices by automating CI/CD builds

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 degree-seeking students enrolled at an accredited college or university. Candidates must be taking at least 6 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.5.

Preferred Qualifications

You are a software developer or engineer driven by a passion to continually learn and grow. You have experience in some of the following ASP.NET MVC, C#, VB.NET, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL, JSON, React, jQuery or Computing Infrastructure Management. You also possess foundational knowledge of SQL Server and software project tracking / configuration management / testing tools.

Teams will be given project ownership and creativity is encouraged. You will be working with many people across the Lab on these projects, including executive management.

You can hear from some of our existing mentors and students here:

Degree in Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or related field.

3.25 GPA or higher preferred.

We will be at #GHC18 and would love to connect with you there.

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308321
Directorate: Communications & Information Technology
Division: Research Computing
Group: Research Computing

Other Information

Keyword: GHC, Grace Hopper Conference, TAPIA