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Business Student – STEM Education | Pacific Northwest National Lab | Richland, WA

Job Description

Seeking year-round intern to assist the STEM Education group with STEM activities, event coordination, student orientations and program coordination. Intern will work closely with Office of STEM Education staff to learn the various aspects of STEM Education and STEM careers at national laboratories. Intern will participate in program coordination at a National Laboratory. Intern will assist with general tasks related to the logistics and set up of summer student enrichment and networking activities for onsite interns. Intern will be responsible for updating the activity registration site, helping to set up and tear down events, distribute event fliers, and other tasks as necessary. Intern will also assist with compiling feedback and other criteria for program evaluation and reporting. Will also provide general program support for the other efforts in the Office of STEM Education and general office tasks as needed. Intern will be given opportunity to learn about the National Laboratory system and prospective careers. May be required to work some evenings and weekends, depending on events or activity schedules.

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

  • Event support, coordination, student programming or mentoring and general office experience preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Education/Credential

Must have completed 2 years of college credits and be working toward a degree in a business, management, public relations or a related field. 3.0 GPA or above.

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

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from participation in certain foreign government talent recruitment programs. If you are offered a position at PNNL and are currently a participant in a foreign government talent recruitment program you will be required to disclose this information before your first day of employment.

Directorate: External Affairs

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: STEM Education

Opening Date: 2020-02-17

Closing Date: 2020-02-23


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