Sandia National Laboratories Intern - Information Security Programs Technical Undergrad Year Round in Albuquerque, New Mexico


We are seeking an Intern Year Round - Technical Undergrad

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Provide support with assignments within the Center 4200 Safeguards and Security and to Security Information Systems (10747) to assist in providing agile, integrated, process-based IT solutions that enable our Safeguards and Security customers to achieve their business objectives and regulatory requirements effectively and efficiently
  • Work in a team environment, but be able to make progress with limited day-to-day direction
  • Assist with security process management, data organization and manipulation, customer relations, action plan development

Appropriate tasks will be defined to match the student's skills and interests, as well as to challenge the student to grow. The ideal student is a confident and motivated learner willing to seek unique solutions to difficult problems on their own.


You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:

  • Currently attending and enrolled full time in an accredited undergraduate program
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Ability to work up to 25 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
  • U.S. citizenship


  • Experience developing and issuing mass communication
  • Ability to be self-directed
  • Experience in audits, inventory, or assessments
  • Strong organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to conduct independent research and draft conclusions/recommendations
  • Ability to work with a diverse customer base
  • Strong interpersonal and customer focus skills, as well as the ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

Department Description:

Organization 4250 includes the Information Security (4254) department; responsible for the Classified Matter Protection & Control (CMPC) program, Operations Security (OPSEC). This department is also the matrixed manager for Security and Emergency Management Training. Material Control & Accountability (4258) is responsible for measurements and accountability of special nuclear materials through the material control and accountability team. The Classification Office (4255) at Sandia National Laboratories has the responsibility for implementing DOE's Classification and Unclassified Controlled Nuclear Information (UCNI) programs at Sandia/New Mexico. Assists in the identification of Unclassified Controlled Information (UCI), performs classification reviews, assist Derivative Classifiers (DCs) and staff in making classification determinations, develops training and awareness briefings for members of the work force, designates and trains DCs and UCNI reviewing officials, and develops classification guidance in coordination with DOE, NNSA and laboratory programs as necessary. The department also supports DOE, NNSA, and the Nuclear Weapon Complex in the implementation of the classification program, development of classification guidance and the resolution of classification issues.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
  • Extraordinary co-workers
  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
  • Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT