Graduate students currently at PhD-granting universities in the United States who have completed their core courses and any relevant comprehensive and/or qualifying examination in order to engage in research activities leading to a doctorate may apply for a graduate research appointment under the following criteria:
Graduate training and research under this program consist of a team with three members including:
All three members must agree on a training and research plan that is relevant to the programmatic interest of the Laboratory and advances the student toward the desired graduate degree. This plan must be described in the student’s GRSP application and updated in yearly progress reports.
Students must be full-time graduate students pursuing a PhD.
Students are expected to have completed the majority of their graduate coursework and have successfully passed any required comprehensive examinations.
Students must have a thesis advisor and an identified LLNL technical supervisor.