Prestigious Weinberg Fellowship
Berkeley Lab, a pioneer in scientific research, has an immediate opening for a Senior Computer Systems Engineer in the IT Systems, Applications, and Middleware Group. This position is responsible for the design, implementation, administration, availability and reliability of critical middleware applications and infrastructure systems supporting Berkeley Labs Business Systems and Collaboration Services. This includes technical support of Berkeley Labs financial, human resources, facilities, and environmental health and safety systems. The position requires quick response to Production, Q/A, and Development environment problems.
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SIAM: Internship and Career Information in Industry, Research Institutions, and Government Labs
SIAM exists to ensure the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publication of journals and books, and conferences.
There are a wide range of corporations and institutions that employ applied mathematicians and computational scientists. On this page, SIAM lists some companies and institutions that have information about career, internship, or fellowship opportunities on their web site.
Graduate fellowship, workshop, and job opportunities
There are numerous opportunities through UCAR for graduate students including year-round employment in Boulder, Colorado. The deadline for the Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Science (SIParCS) through NCAR has passed, but the program continues every summer, so make sure to get next year's application ready!
"At UCAR, our staff understands the importance of collaboration and the excellence it takes to support scientific research. We take pride in our highly educated workforce - a staff that values learning, thinking, and contributing to the body of knowledge involving climate, weather and atmospheric science. We hire the best and the brightest to support UCAR's mission: understanding our changing Earth system, educating about the atmosphere and related sciences, supporting a global community of researchers, and benefiting society through science and technology. Dozens of NCAR scientists and staff shared in the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize through their work for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The prize was given to both the IPCC and to former Vice President Al Gore." -University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
All of the links and information for UCAR regarding graduate students can be found here.
Oracle (previously Sun Microsystems) Internship Program
Requirements for the Sun Labs Internship Program:
Applicants must be full-time students both during and following the internship, and be enrolled in a Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. program in one of the following majors:
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Management Information Systems (MIS)
Applicants should demonstrate strong academic achievement in a technical curriculum and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Some internships also require experience with the following tools or programs:
- Computer architecture
- Hardware design
- Software systems
DOE Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
- Description: Opportunities to participate in research in a broad range of science and engineering activities related to basic sciences, energy, and the environment.
- Discipline(s): Computer Science; Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences; Engineering; Life Sciences; Mathematics; Physical Sciences
- Eligibility: U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents. Undergraduate Students
- Location(s): Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oak Ridge, Tennessee)
- Duration: Summer Term 10 Weeks; Fall/Spring Term 16 weeks
- Frequency: Spring, Summer, and Fall
- How to apply: http://www.scied.science.doe.gov
- Deadline(s): http://www.scied.science.doe.gov/scied/erulf/dates.html
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Internships
The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) hosts 300 to 400 undergraduate and graduate students and some faculty every summer in support of its world-class scientific facilities and staff and in an effort to help train the nation's next generation of scientists and engineers.
Involvement in world-class research provides participants with a set of experiences that support their education and career goals. Typically, participants gain hands-on experience and the opportunity to apply learned theory to real life problems. An experience of this type, and with these resources at a premier state-of-the-art research laboratory is not available in an academic research lab.
Sandia National Laboratories Internships and Student Programs
Various available internships including undergraduate, graduate, and summer internships, along with three, six, and 12 month Cooperative Education Programs.
Eligibility and General Information for each category:
- Undergraduate- 40 hours per week during the summer, 25 hours per week during the school year, must be a full time student (12 credit hours), and a minimum 3.2 GPA for any technical position.
- Graduate- Graduate students are employed on a part-time (30 hours per week) or full-time (summer and official school breaks only) basis while actively pursuing the completion of a degree. Be accepted into an accredited graduate program, have a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher, and be enrolled full-time (9 hours).
- Summer Internships- Sandia encourages all academically eligible students to apply, and we actively recruit to provide Sandia with a diverse pool of intern candidates. Students must have 12 credit hours (undergraduate) and 9 hours (graduate), 2.5 cumulative GPA for clerical or laborer positions, 3.2 cumulative GPA for technical positions for Undergraduates or 3.5 cumulative GPA for Graduate students.
- Cooperative Education Program- Students must be enrolled and maintain full time status during co-op academic terms (12 credit hours for undergraduates, 9 hours for graduates), provide written verification of enrollment in the school's cooperative education program during co-op work terms, and have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA. Apply a minimum of three months prior to your desired start date.
Area of study must be in a science, math, engineering, technology, CIS/MIS, or a business discipline.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory: The Wigner Fellowship
Oak Ridge National Laboratory seeks applicants for its most prestigious Eugene P. Wigner Fellowship Program, established in 1975 to honor the Nobel Laureate (1963) and first Director of Research and Development at ORNL (1946-47).
The Wigner Fellowship provides an opportunity for outstanding new life, physical, computer, computational, and social scientists and engineers and applied scientists from around the world. It enables them to select and pursue fundamental or applied research in areas of global interest. It also offers competitive salary and benefits.
Fellows must be exceedingly well qualified, be no more than three years beyond the doctorate, and have not engaged in more than one post-doctoral position.
Sandia National Laboratories: The Truman Fellowship
Sandia National Laboratories announces the establishment of the President Harry S. Truman Fellowship in National Security Science and Engineering to attract the best nationally recognized new Ph.D. scientists and engineers. Truman Fellowship candidates are expected to have solved a major scientific or engineering problem in their thesis work or will have provided a new approach or insight to a major problem, as evidenced by a recognized impact in their field.
Eligibility criteria include: U.S. citizenship, the ability to obtain a DOE "Q" clearance; research in areas of interest to national security; the candidate must have been awarded a Ph.D. (minimum 3.5 undergraduate and 3.7 graduate GPA preferred) within the past 3 years at the time of application or will have completed all Ph.D. requirements by commencement of appointment; and, candidates seeking their first national laboratory appointment (pre postdoc internships excluded).
Research at Sandia:
Sandia National Laboratories is a federally funded research and development organization and contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy.
Sandia has research focus areas in advanced computing; information systems and mathematics; bioscience and technology; combustion, chemical, and plasma sciences; engineering sciences; geosciences; intelligent systems and robotics; materials science and technology; microelectronics and microsystems; nanosciences and technology; pulsed power and directed energy; and remote sensing and satellite systems.
For more information and how to apply, click on the following link.
Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF)
The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) program provides outstanding benefits and opportunities to students pursuing a PhD in scientific or engineering disciplines with an emphasis in high-performance computing. Areas of interest include (but are not restricted to):
- Aerospace and Aeronautical Engineering
- Applied Mathematics
- Biomedical Applications and Engineering
- Computer Science
- Computational fluid dynamics
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Environmental Science and Engineering
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Nuclear Engineering
Funded by the Department of Energy Office of Science and National Nuclear Security Administration, the DOE CSGF trains scientists to meet the nation's workforce needs and helps to create a nationwide interdisciplinary community. The fellowship provides support and guidance to some of the nation's best scientific graduate students, and these graduates now work in DOE laboratories, private industry and educational institutions. Over 250 students at more than 50 U.S. universities have trained as Fellows, and the demand is only growing.
See the Krell Institute's website for additional information.
The mission of NCSA (the National Center for Supercomputing Applications) is to promote advances across a broad range of fields of inquiry, from innovation in science and engineering to breakthroughs in the social sciences to creativity in the arts and humanities. NCSA brings its expertise with high-performance computing, data management, scientific visualization, visual data analysis, and other advanced IT technologies to bear on problems in the arts, architecture, agricultural engineering, aeronautics, and a host of other disciplines.
Through its fellowship programs NCSA provides resources and support that enable scholars to pursue collaborative projects with scientists and computer technology experts at the center. Since 1999, these fellowships have allowed dozens of researchers to access and benefit from NCSA's high-performance computing and storage environment, cutting-edge visualization and virtual reality technologies, data mining capabilities, and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration. Thanks to these fellowships, researchers can combine their vision with NCSA's capabilities to tackle research problems and projects that would otherwise be out of reach.
NCSA Fellowships frequently lead to long-term sustained collaborations spanning multiple years, enabling new and joint funding opportunities for both the faculty members and the NCSA staff. In addition, more than a dozen NCSA Fellows have the distinction of having their research recognized with CAREER awards from the U.S. federal agencies following their fellowships at NCSA.
The following link provides more information:
George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship Program
The George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship Program honors exceptional Ph.D. students throughout the world with the focus areas of High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis. HPC covers the areas of computational sciences, computational engineering, and computer science using the most powerful computers available at a given time. The George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowship Program also supports the sponsors' long-standing commitment to workforce diversity and encourages nominations of women, minorities and all who contribute to diversity.
George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships are awarded with a certificate and a stipend of at least $5,000 (US) for one academic year. All George Michael Memorial HPC Fellows are invited to attend at least one SC conference (usually the one after one year of receiving the award). Furthermore, the SC Steering Committee and other conference volunteers are willing to facilitate, where possible, internships for Fellows at HPC research or development sites. Interns are paid by their host site and will be subject to the prevailing terms and conditions of the internship program at that site. George Michael Memorial HPC Fellowships are awarded annually but previous awardees may compete annually to be renewed for up to two additional years (three total), based on the Award Recipient's continued exceptional academic standing, progress, achievement, and sustained interaction with the HPC technical community. All Fellowship Recipients pursuing an award renewal must be re-nominated to compete for an award renewal. A maximum of one nomination per academic department will be considered in addition to any renewal nominations from that department.
More information is available on the SC12 website at SC Awards
Interactive Graduate Education and Research Traineeship
IGERT is the National Science Foundation's flagship interdisciplinary training program, educating U.S. Ph.D. scientists and engineers by building on the foundations of their disciplinary knowledge with interdisciplinary training. Collaborative research that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries and requires teamwork provides students with the tools to become leaders in the science and engineering of the future. Diversity among the students contributes to their preparation to solve large and complex research problems of significant scientific and social importance at the national and the international level. IGERT students obtain the personal and professional skills to succeed in the careers of the 21st century. Since 1998 the IGERT program has made 215 awards to over 100 lead universities in 41 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. IGERT has provided funding for nearly 5,000 graduate students.
This link provides more information about IGERT.
John Von Neumann Research Fellowship in Computational Science
The Computational Sciences, Computer Sciences and Mathematics Center and the Distributed Information Systems Center at Sandia National Laboratories invite outstanding candidates to apply for the John Von Neumann Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Computational Science. The Fellowship is supported by the Mathematical, Information, and Computational Sciences Division at the U.S. Department of Energy and provides an exceptional opportunity for innovative research in scientific computing on advanced computing and software architectures. This appointment is for a period of one year with a possible renewal for a second year, and includes a highly competitive salary, moving expenses, and a generous professional travel allowance.
To apply, submit a resume, a brief statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation to: Sandia National Laboratories P.O. Box 5800 Department 3531, MS 1023, Albuquerque, NM 87185
The following link provides more information about this fellowship:Future Technologies Computational Science Postdoctoral Fellow
Institution: Berkeley National Laboratory
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The Future Technologies Group (FTG) has an immediate opening for a postdoctoral researcher to work on research in energy efficient graph analysis and data mining. This project will explore methods to increase the energy efficiency of parallel graph algorithms and data mining tasks. A new family of algorithms will be developed to drastically reduce the energy footprint and running time of the graph and sparse matrix computations that form the basis of various data mining techniques. This appointee will be part of an experienced research team and will be supported through a long-term DOE research grant. Deliverables will include prototype software implementations and publications targeted at top-tier research conferences and journals.