Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Tech Student - Computer Tech Intern (year-round) in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307979

Directorate: Energy and Environment

Division: Earth Systems Science

Group: Risk & Decision Sciences


Job Description

Do you want to be challenged with hard problems in national security, energy, and science and apply cutting-edge research to make our nation safer and stronger? Does developing complex computer code, designing new visualizations, optimizing solutions for energy, or working with big data sound compelling to you? Do you want to work side by side with world class scientists?

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is seeking ambitious, high caliber undergraduate students for assignments within the Risk and Decision Sciences Technical Group of the Energy and Environment Directorate. This is a local position located in Richland WA and looking to be filled immediately. The position is considered year-round and is flexible with the candidate’s school schedule.

As an intern in the Risk and Decision Sciences Technical Group you will assist in testing, including automated testing, configuration, documentation, and maintenance. You may also assist in software design and development, depending on skills/experience.


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


  1. 3.00 or higher GPA is required.

  2. General web development and/or testing methods preferred.

  3. Exposure or experience with database development using SQL Server or similar

  4. Preferred skills (but not required) include Selenium Web Driver and GIT

  5. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

  6. Strong written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills required

  7. Must display maturity and high level of professionalism

  8. Exposure or experience problem solving, rapidly learning and adapting in a professional environment

  9. Exposure to one or more:


b. PHP

c. Javascript (ECMAScript 2016 7th Edition) also AJAX-JSON-REST requests


e. JQuery

f. Open Layers 3 or similar GIS Mapping knowledge

g. D3.js v.4


When asked to upload your resume, please upload one PDF or Word file that includes the following:

• Current resume

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


Other Information

Special/Hazardous Working Conditions or Environment – It is expected the selected candidate will perform work at the 3440 Building. Therefore the candidate must be 18 years of age or older.


Directorate: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Risk & Decision Sciences

Opening Date: 2018-06-13

Closing Date: 2018-07-04