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Business Internships

Are You Ready For a Challenge?

The PNNL Business Systems Directorate's mission is to enable world-class research through leadership that promotes strong financial performance, provides efficient and effective business services, and optimizes the use of information.

BSD is committed to providing innovative, best-in-class services that are a benchmark standard for efficiency, effectiveness, and value. Our goals and grand challenges are to:

  • Deploy the PNNL operating model to improve research and development efficiency and effectiveness
  • Enhance and evolve the research campus to meet future mission needs
  • Be productive in a globalized virtual world

As a business intern, you will be supporting an organization that delivers breakthrough science and technology to meet selected environmental, energy, health and national security objectives. We offer internships in information technology, finance & accounting, and contracts.

Finance & Accounting

Contribute to the financial analyses that drive a multimillion-dollar organization and learn how PNNL pursues excellence in its accounting, budgeting, business office functions and business development.


From acquisitions to purchasing, find out how you can be a part of world-class contracts administration.

We are Seeking:

Students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs. Preference will be given to Juniors and Seniors; however, Sophomores who have completed or are currently enrolled in intermediate level coursework may be considered. To help your application advance through the screening process, please include your class standing and relevant coursework on your resume. All candidates must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00/4.0 or higher, and preference will be given to candidates with a 3.30/4.0 or higher. The best candidates will have strong oral and written communication skills, with a proactive and outgoing attitude.

Finance, Accounting, and Contracts Positions: students must be enrolled in a Finance, Accounting, or Business Management/Operations program that directly relates to the position, with strong working proficiency in database and spreadsheet programs such as Microsoft Excel and Access.

Current Openings

Please note that applications will only be considered from candidates who apply online. Resumes or applications submitted by e-mail are not valid and will not be considered. If you wish to apply to more than one position, then please submit an application for each position.

Positions open December 1, 2014 and close January 31, 2015 (midnight):

The following links will be active beginning December 1, 2014.

Business Internship Resources

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