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    This is a Student Internship opportunity under the Pathways Program.

    NIST works with industry and science to advance innovation and improve quality of life. We're looking for a Student Trainee Computer Science, ZP-1599-I/II to join our team!

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    This internship will work closely with staff members within project team and group to achieve mutual objectives and goals. They will develop methods and promote standards for evaluation, testing and improvement of technologies. Design, develop and implement computer programs and/or hardware solutions for projects such as Web software development and software in C++ and C to support biometric technology evaluations and cryptographic algorithms. Incumbent may have knowledge of Unix system administration, natural language processing, information retrieval and search engine. Incumbent may run experiments for measuring explainable AI and coding, run deep learning algorithms, develop computer programs for circuit optimization techniques and conduct research on elliptic curve cryptography and applications in cybersecurity. Responsible for documenting progress and results. Prepare and present briefings and demonstrations of technical progress to NIST management and to other agency sponsors. Prepare and present material that documents project accomplishments to NIST customers including industry, academia, and other agencies.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613384500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.