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

Parallel Computing Summer Research Internship

Creates next-generation leaders in HPC research and applications development


  • Professional Staff Assistant
  • Nickole Aguilar Garcia
  • (505) 665-3048
  • Email

Guide to Los Alamos

During your 10-week internship, we hope you have the opportunity to explore and enjoy Los Alamos and the surrounding area.  Here are some links we've compiled to help you with your stay:

Student Programs (housing, transportation, living, and more!)

  • Housing
  • Living in Los Alamos (links to help you navigate the town and find resources)
  • Connect with other students at LANL
  • Fitness
    • LANL Wellness Center Health & Fitness facilities (available to LANL hires who have taken the required training)
    • YMCA provides special rates for limited duration summer students — with a college ID
      • 3 mos is $75, 1 month is $30, 1 week is $15; And there is no sign up fee
  • Summer Entertainment (not generally listed in the Living in Los Alamos link)
    • The Gordons' Summer Concerts provide great evening entertainment.  It's where you'll find much of the town on a Friday night.
    • The Los Alamos Daily Post lists events
    • Facebook is a key communication mechanism in the Los Alamos community - a popular one is KEEP IT LOCAL-Los Alamos


NOTE:  If you're coming with a spouse or children, let us know so that we can point you to resources (e.g., childcare, activities, etc.)  If your questions about living in Los Alamos are not answered in these resources, feel free to send us an email.