Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

Graduate Science Internship (Associate in Science - Levels V-XI)

Posted Date 2 months ago(9/14/2020 5:10 PM)
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If you’re looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you’ve come to the right place!


At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we’re a dynamic team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico. We’re dedicated to working together as a team to keep our nation safe. Join us!


MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and HII Nuclear Inc.


Graduate Science Interns will work under the direct supervision of a manager & mentor and will be provided with hands-on participation in ongoing projects at one of the most unique experimental sites in the United States, or one of our outlying locations.


We are looking for qualified and motivated graduate students in:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Health Physics

Internships are available in North Las Vegas; at the Nevada National Security Site (65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada); in Los Alamos and Albuquerque, New Mexico; Livermore and Santa Barbara, California; and at the Remote Sensing Laboratories at Nellis Air Force Base or Andrews Air Force Base.



Please note these important dates for our 2021 Summer Internship Program:

  • September 2020 - Application process opens
  • November 2020 - March 2021 - Interviews are completed
  • January - April 2021 - Offers to be made to selected candidates
  • May 2021 - Summer internship begins
  • August 2021 - Summer internship concludes


Due to the nature of our work, US Citizenship is required for all positions.

  • You must have completed your bachelor’s degree.
  • You must be actively enrolled in a post-baccalaureate program in a calculus-based Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) field at an accredited institution.
  • You must have:
    • Planning/organizing skills and initiative
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Basic knowledge of scientific equipment, software, systems, calculations, and application of scientific methodsAbility to follow directions, both written and verbal, and able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills are desired, including MS Office and computer programming.
  • A pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • You must upload current transcripts along with your resume to MSTS Career Portal.

Ability to obtain a HSPD-12 Personal Identity Verification credential under the Department of Energy Order 206.2, 'Identity, Credential, and Access Management,' and Supplemental Directive NNSA SD 206.2, 'Implementation of Personal Identity Verification for Uncleared Contractors.'


MSTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.