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Computational Engineering Division Graduate Student Intern - Fall 2024

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  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Software Engineering
  • Livermore


  • Must be a continuing college student in good standing at an accredited institution pursuing a graduate degree or has completed their bachelor’s or master’s degree.
  • Demonstrated academic achievement in Engineering Computer Science or a related field.
  • Ability to apply computational science and/or mathematical principles to solve technical problems.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills.
  • Ability to present and communicate concepts and ideas.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with python and working with a Linux shell
  • Experience working with computers and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Qualifications We Desire:
  • GPA of 3.5 or above.


  • Provide technical and research support to efforts in applying uncertainty quantification (UQ) methods for LLNL’s Flight Performance Integration (FPI) program.
  • Work within a multidisciplinary environment, requiring investment in learning information outside of current graduate research scope.
  • Learn a variety of software and modeling workflows for gathering and analyzing data in support of uncertainty quantification efforts.
  • Conduct efforts in assigned area under limited direction and supervision.
  • Present work through regular presentations and meetings with invested team members.
  • Contribute peer reviewed software product in pursuit of UQ software workflows.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


What qualifications are required for this Graduate Student Intern position in the Computational Engineering Division at LLNL?

To qualify for this position, candidates must have received a bachelor's or master's degree and be currently enrolled in a graduate level program. They should also have a background or interest in uncertainty quantification research and application in an aerospace field.

What is the expected commitment for this Graduate Student Internship?

The role requires a commitment of 10-20 hours per week, with the possibility of remote work. Full-time, on-site three-month summer internship opportunities may also be available. Pay will be adjusted based on the part-time commitment.

Will the research conducted during this internship align with the student's graduate level work?

There is no expectation that the student's graduate level work will align or benefit from this position. However, research that overlaps with the duties of this position and the student's scholastic goals would be considered a welcome benefit.

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