Internally Sponsored Programs


HPC Cluster Engineer Academy: Undergraduate interns spend nine weeks learning the basics of cluster engineering and system installation under the guidance of LLNL experts and gaining direct experience with running and maintaining high-performance computing systems. 



Atmospheric, Earth, and Energy Science Internship: Undergraduate and graduate students earn practical research experience by working with mentors on projects in geoscience and atmospheric science.

Center for Global Security Research Student Intern: Engages undergraduate and graduate students in practical research experience to support United States policy and decision makers in developing strategies for national and international security.

Computation Scholars Program: Computation offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to gain research experience and work with Laboratory science and engineering mentors through our internship program. 

Data Science Summer Institute: This program offers data science advanced undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity for a 12-week summer internship working on real problems that matter to the nation.

High-Energy-Density Physics Summer Student Program: Opportunities for students perform experimental, theoretical, and computational research in disciplines such as astrophysics, hydrodynamics, turbulence, plasma physics, inertial confinement physics, and radiation/ particle transport.

National Ignition Facility and Photon Science Student Internship Program: Opportunities for undergraduate and graduate-level students to engage in cutting-edge scientific research in lasers, plasma physics, electro-optics, software development, and optical, x-ray, and nuclear instrument development and testing.

Materials and Chemistry Institute (MaCI) Summer Program: Undergraduate and graduate students spend 10–12 weeks gaining hands-on experience in materials synthesis, materials characterization, materials processing, analytical chemistry, actinide materials science, optical materials science, electrochemistry, materials chemistry, and physics.



Computational Chemistry and Materials Science Summer Institute: Graduate students gain experience in the development and application of methods in computational materials science, computational chemistry, and other related areas of computational science.

Graduate Research Scholar Program: Top Ph.D. students are granted appointments of up to four years to conduct research of interest to the Laboratory while completing their thesis.

The Nondestructive Characterization Institute (NCI): Faculty and graduate students can help NCI solve a wide range of multidisciplinary problems using X-ray and neutron computed tomography, ultrasonics, microwaves, eddy current, inverse problems, signal and image processing, machine learning, data science, modeling and simulations. Faculty & students have the opportunity to acquire and analyze data, and interact with experts.

Seaborg Nuclear Forensics Summer Internship Program: This 8-week summer program o ers graduate students the opportunity to work directly with leading LLNL researchers on projects in the areas of nuclear forensics, nuclear chemistry, and environmental.


For more information, contact:
Mildred Lambrecht, University Relations (