Intern - Advanced Threat Defeat - Technical Undergraduate Summer
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What Your Job Will Be Like:
We are seeking an undergraduate mechanical or aero engineering summer intern. We are an organization that specialized in designing, testing, and flying experimental flight hardware to a variety of government entities. On any given day you may be called on to:
Design flight hardware or associated handling gear
Perform traditional and FEA analysis on that hardware
Oversee prototyping, 3D printing, and fit checks on flight hardware and associated handling gear
Assist with testing, including thermal, acceleration, shock, and vibration
Help assemble flight hardware for flight
Participate in design competitions
Present design ideas and analysis to our team of engineers and project leads
Qualifications We Require:
You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:
Currently attending and enrolled full time in the spring term immediately preceding the internship (or scheduled to graduate in the spring) in an accredited related undergraduate program
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer
Note: If you have not yet started your undergraduate program, please apply to a high school intern position.
Qualifications We Desire:
Familiarity with CAD design tools such as Solidworks or Creo
Basic understanding of Finite Element Analysis and associated tools such as Solidworks Simulation or ANSYS.
Academic or hobby experience with basic mechanical hand tools
Participation in academic programs such as FSAE race car development or university rocket launch programs
Familiarity with machine tools and practices
GPA of 3.3/4.0 or higher
Completion of undergraduate Statics, and Mechanics of Materials courses
This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.
About Our Team:
The Advanced Threat Defeat group defines and realizes complex target vehicles for the Missile Defense Agency based on emerging threat data. The vehicles are engineered to exercise the capabilities of our nation's Ballistic Missile Defense System. The department also conceptualizes and studies mechanisms for hypersonic weapon defeat. We are a cradle-to-grave design organization, designing, analyzing, testing, and flying experimental flight vehicles on timelines from one to five years.
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 with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)
Generous vacations, strong medical 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: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.
Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.
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 DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.
NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:
If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.
If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.
Job ID: 692608
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