Tech Student - AYWiS
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Richland, WA

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Job Description
Students who have successfully completed at least one summer appointment as a high school Young Women in Science (YWiS) intern and are a current freshman in either a community college or four-year university are eligible for Advanced Young Women in Science (AYWiS).
The Advanced Young Women in Science Program provides a ten-week summer research experience that includes working side-by-side with a scientist-mentor in a specific research area.
Each week, time is devoted to educational, career, and leadership development activities involving laboratory demonstrations, field trips, team building, communications and career awareness workshops.
Minimum Requirements
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.
All staff at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.
  • Applicants must be a previous participant of high school Young Women in Science YWiS.
  • Applicants who intend on pursuing a degree that aligns with the research conducted at PNNL.
  • Applicants must have strong recommendations.
  • Applicants must have transportation to and from PNNL and cannot have a job or extracurricular activities that will conflict with the appointment.
No vacations or plans that will necessitate an interruption/absence during the ten-week appointment are allowed.

Application Instructions:
The following materials should be submitted electronically by February 15, 2013 at http://jobs,
Applicants will be ineligible for the program if they fail to submit the application and a current unofficial transcript by the deadline.

Note: the following required attachments must be uploaded as one PDF document, in the ¿resume¿ section of This includes:
All required questions within the provided application.
See for the Advanced YWiS Application and Guidelines.
Copies of undergraduate transcripts for each undergraduate academic institution attended.
Unofficial transcripts provided by academic institutions are acceptable.
Add the transcripts to the end of the Application and upload as one PDF file.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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 staff at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.