Jobs: Internships & Postdocs

We offer both paid internships and visiting scholar opportunities.

Summer Internships in Nuclear Forensics and Environmental Radiochemistry


The Seaborg Institute at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) offers a Nuclear Forensics Summer Internship Program for 8 weeks from June through August. This program offers graduate students the opportunity to work directly with leading LLNL researchers on projects in the areas of nuclear forensics, nuclear chemistry, and environmental radiochemistry. Students carry out directed research, attend weekly topical lectures, and interact with other students. The mission of the Seaborg Institute is to facilitate the training of the next generation of nuclear scientists.

Dates & Location: 2017: June 12 - August 4. LLNL is located in Livermore, CA - 40 miles east of San Francisco.

Requirements: The successful applicant must be a U.S. citizen and currently enrolled in a M.S. or PhD graduate program, or entering a program in the fall. Applicants are required to submit a CV/resume, a short statement of research interests, 1 letter of recommendation, as well as their graduate/undergraduate transcripts. Application materials should be submitted via the link below.

Financial support: LLNL offers a generous salary depending on year in school and reimbursement for travel to and from LLNL.

Application dates: Closes: February 28th, 2017. (Job ID: 101844) Apply here.

For more information please contact:
Camille Vandermeer (
Mavrik Zavarin (

Visiting Graduate Students & Postdocs

The Seaborg Institute invites graduate students and faculty to come throughout the year to conduct research with staff scientists in the areas of environmental radiochemistry, nuclear forensics and heavy element research. Visiting scientists are also invited to use our unique facilities.

Email: Mavrik Zavarin ( for further information.