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Sandia National Laboratories Intern - Deployed Security Program - Business Undergraduate Summer in Albuquerque, New Mexico

What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Summer Business Undergraduate Intern to join our dynamic team!

We have a need for a deployed security professional to support our mission customers and another deployed security coordinator to help develop, administer and provide consistent training and processes for Security.

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

  • Perform and/or assist in determining root cause analysis on security incidents

  • Help solidify and enter in corrective actions in a classified environment

  • Build and foster relationships with external partners and stakeholders to enhance confidence in Sandia’s security program increasing collaboration opportunities for mission impact.

  • Keep informed about new security threats and requirements that may impact Sandia’s mission

  • Develop and conduct formal security education and training for program briefed personnel to effectively execute programmatic activities while adhering to security requirements and protecting national security.

    Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite 100% of the time.

Posting Duration:

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.

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

  • U.S. citizenship

    Note: If you have not yet started your undergraduate program, please apply to a high school intern position.

Qualifications We Desire:

Qualifications We Desire

  • Willingness to learn about Safeguards and Security program and policies

  • Ability to educate and guide others on Security requirements.

  • Ability to review metrics for leadership and communicate the health of a program.

  • Completion upon hiring to take all requisite S&S training courses including, but not limited to DEPO and SEC900 series.

  • Project management experience.

  • Be self-motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex issues both in writing and verbally.

About Our Team:

The Deployed Security Program organization provides Safeguards and Security (S&S) program knowledge and expertise via Deployed Security Professionals matrixed to Divisions and/or Centers, as well as High Risk/Embedded Security Professionals matrixed to programs and/or projects. The Deployed Security Program's objective is to identify risks and mitigate incidents of security concern to effectively and efficiently enable Sandia's mission.

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 with amazing impact 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 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:*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

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 L-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 the 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.

Job ID: 686694