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Sandia National Laboratories Intern - Electrical Surety Analysis R&D Undergraduate Year Round in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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We are seeking an Intern Year Round - R&D Undergrad

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

  • Work closely with experienced analysts on challenging technical issues associated with EM coupling into and response of complex, high consequence systems
  • Develop knowledge and skills of state of the art computation modeling in electromagnetic analyses in support of multiple customers
  • Build deep technical understanding of the underpinning physics and apply electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) principles to improve and qualify designs and guide and interpret testing
  • Work on project that consist of requirements consultation, system response, facility protection analysis, supporting system and component design decisions, and/or evaluating anomalous results due to electromagnetic environments. Environments include CW and pulsed sources, including lightning and electrostatic discharge
  • Engage with other analysts or experimentalists to understand requirements, frame problems appropriately, choose and execute solution methods, and communicate results to customers

Required:

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
  • Pursuing a science, engineering, or math major
  • 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

Desired:

  • Coursework and work experience in Electromagnetics
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Good interpersonal communication, and oral presentation skills
  • Experience with industry EM modeling tools (CST, COMSOL, ANSYS Maxwell), circuit modeling tools (Mentor Graphics, Cadence), and computational and numerical analysis tools (Matlab, C++, Python, etc.)

Department Description:

The Electrical Surety Analysis Department delivers electrical circuit and electromagnetic engineering, modeling, and analysis solutions focused on meeting our customers' safety, security, and reliability goals. We specialize in analysis of complex electrical system and component behavior to answer questions regarding performance, safety, sensitivity, aging, and environmental effects. Our analyses support challenging design or production goals and enhance the technical basis of current systems, and can be used to supplement existing prototyping, redesign, or trouble-shooting processes. Benefits include improved insight into physical phenomena, optimization of difficult or expensive testing, reduced cycle time, and resolution of anomalies, leading to increased confidence in engineered products.

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: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

This position does not currently require a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance.

Sandia will conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Furthermore, employees in New Mexico need to pass a U.S. Air Force background screen for access to Kirtland Air Force Base. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

If hired without a clearance and it subsequently becomes necessary to obtain and maintain one for the position, or you bid on positions that require a clearance, a pre-processing background review may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation. Applicants for a DOE security clearance need to be U.S. citizens. 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.

Members of the workforce (MOWs) hired at Sandia and will require uncleared access for greater than 179 days during their employment, are required to go through the Uncleared Personal Identity Verification (UPIV) process. Access includes physical and/or cyber (logical) access, remote access to any NNSA information technology (IT) systems. UPIV requirements are not applicable to individuals who require a DOE personnel security clearance for the performance of their SNL employment or to foreign nationals. The UPIV process will include the completion of a USAccess Enrollment, SF-85 (Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions) and OF-306 (Declaration of Employment). An unfavorable UPIV determination will result in immediate retrieval of the SNL issued badge, removal of cyber (logical) access and/or removal from SNL subcontract. All MOWs may appeal the unfavorable UPIV determination to DOE/NNSA immediately. If the appeal is unsuccessful, the MOW may try to go through the UPIV process one year after the decision date.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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