Los Alamos National LaboratoryInformation Science and Technology Institute (ISTI)
Implementing and fostering collaborative research, workforce and program development, and technical exchange

How to Apply to the Computer System, Cluster, and Networking Summer Institute

Emphasizes practical skills development.


  • Program Lead
  • Catherine Hinton
  • (505) 665-9887
  • Email
  • Program Lead
  • Reid Priedhorsky
  • (505) 665-7816
  • Email
  • Professional Staff Assistant
  • Nickole Aguilar Garcia
  • (505) 665-3048
  • Email

Applications accepted from September 18, 2018 until December 1, 2018

Undergraduate and graduate students in all majors who have computer science, engineering, information technology, or other related experience are encouraged to apply. Students must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. university, meet LANL student program requirements and have a moderate understanding of the Linux operating system.

See website for more details on undergraduate and graduate student program requirements.

To apply submit:

  • current résumé
  • unofficial transcript, including GPA
  • letter of intent describing:
    • your research interests and experience
    • why you are interested in CSCNSI
    • overall strengths and goals

Send all application materials and questions to:



Information Science & Technology Institute
Los Alamos National Laboratory c/o CSCNSI
PO Box 1663, MS T011
Los Alamos, NM 87545

Students hired into these positions have the potential to work toward a regular position within a Division that will require a Q Clearance. To obtain a Q Clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation.