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Intern - Geoscience Research and Applications - Clerical Union Undergraduate Year-Round

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 692843

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What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a Year Round - Clerical Union Undergraduate Intern to join our dynamic team!

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

  • Perform secretarial and clerical work for the Geosciences Research & Applications management and administrative team.

  • Work closely with administrative professionals to ensure tasks are completed in a timely and accurate manner, learn best practices, and develop a comprehensive understanding of administrative functions.

  • Prepare various documents including correspondence, reports, charts, etc.

  • Originate routine correspondence, edit and format documents, and assist in process policies and procedures.

  • Assist with meeting preparation, including copying and collating.

  • Assist with special event planning.

  • Assist with mail distribution and mailbox upkeep.

  • Create databases, enter and maintain data, and respond to requests for information.

  • Handle telephone communications and receive visitor; ascertain nature of calls or visits; take messages or schedule appointments and meetings; and serve as an information resource to managers and staff.

  • Prepare/execute incoming and outgoing visits, badge request, and passing of clearances using tools including Enterprise Person Onboarding.

  • Procure supplies and equipment for the group and building as requested or needed, that includes ordering supplies through Just In Time (JIT) procurement.

  • Utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Outlook in performing daily operations.

As a condition of employment, the selected candidate will be represented by the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), which requires monthly membership dues or agency fees. New hires into an OPEIU represented position will remain in the initial position for twelve (12) months before being eligible to be considered for other Sandia employment.

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 an accredited undergraduate program

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5/4.0

  • 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

As a condition of employment, the selected candidate will be represented by the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), which requires monthly membership dues or agency fees. New hires into an OPEIU represented position will remain in the initial position for twelve (12) months before being eligible to be considered for other Sandia employment.

Qualifications We Desire:

  • The ability to work onsite

  • A motivated individual with an attention to detail

  • Strong, professional written and verbal communications skills

  • Self-initiative and takes action without being asked

  • Effective time management skills

  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work as both and individual and within a team and have the ability to build and handle effective working relationships

  • General office skills including accurate filing and use of the MS Office Suite of tools (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

  • Dependable team player

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.

About Our Team:

The Geoscience Research and Applications Department studies fundamental aspects of earth science and develops technical solutions for geoscience-related problems including radioactive waste disposal, carbon sequestration, water treatment, enhanced oil recovery, and contaminant transport.

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: http://www.sandia.gov*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.

EEO:

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: 692843

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Benefits

  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*

*with management approval

Life in New Mexico

  • Affordable housing, reasonable cost of living
  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
  • Outdoor recreation - Ski, snowboard, hike, etc.
  • Experience rich culture and history
  • International Balloon Fiesta
  • Green chile – NM Cuisine
  • Museums, Parks, Sports

Learn more about Life in Albuquerque, New Mexico