SUMMER 2022 LLNL Center for Global Security Research Internship

The Center for Glocal Security Research (CGSR) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in Livermore, CA, brings together experts from the science, technology, and policy communities to address pressing national security challenges. They are seeking graduate students and those who have recently graduated from their bachelor’s or master’s programs to serve as research interns. Examples of relevant fields of research include engineering, computational sciences, physics, biology, chemistry, cyber security, area studies, political science, and international relations.

The deadline to apply for this opportunity is January 31, 2022.


  • Support the CGSR organization through contributions to ongoing research activities.  Tasks may include contributing to literature reviews, annotated bibliographies, workshops, and summary reports.
  • Provide analysis to ongoing work, involving a moderate to high degree of technical and analytic complexity.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of workshops to support CGSR research efforts.
  • Gather and analyze data and information in support of broader CGSR research efforts.
  • Conduct an independent research project on an agreed-upon topic aligned with CGSR research priorities.
  • Participate in research planning and evaluation discussions with other members of the CGSR staff.
  • Attend relevant research seminars, speakers’ series, and workshops.
  • Present research to LLNL staff at end of the assignment.
  • Prepare end-of-assignment technical report or publication.
  • Perform all assignments in accordance with ES&H, security, and business practice requirements and policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited university and actively pursuing a graduate degree or have completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field of research aligned with CGSR or LLNL analytic priorities.
  • Demonstrated academic and/or professional achievement in a relevant field of research aligned with CGSR or LLNL analytic priorities.
  • Strong record of independent research and publication, or a strong proposal of research to be done while at CGSR and in future academic and professional settings.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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