Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Involvement in world-class research

Experience that supports your education and career goals

Involvement in world-class research

Experience that supports your education and career goals

The Physical and Life Sciences Directorate offers a broad range of educational opportunities to train the next generation of scientists to conduct innovative basic science research to meet important national needs.

Our signature summer programs include:

Every year PLS is involved in the National Nuclear Physics Summer School (NNPSS) . During June 2015 we hosted the NNPSS at Lake Tahoe, California:

PLS also participates in the Data Science Summer Institute Program .

Other opportunities for student research support at LLNL can be found on the LLNL Scholars  page.

Go-getter undergrad lands second-author credential for “hydrogen-getters” research 

It’s rare for an undergraduate science student to appear as an author on a scientific journal paper, and when they do, theirs is usually the last name on the list. However, Elizabeth Sangalang, a graduating senior studying biochemistry at California State University East Bay, has landed a second-author credential through the research she completed as a summer intern at LLNL.