Intern - Monitoring Systems Technology Intern Center (MSTIC) - R&D Graduate Co-Op
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What Your Job Will Be Like:
The Monitoring Systems and Technology Intern Center (MSTIC) program is seeking outstanding graduate students majoring in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Geophysics, Materials Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics, Seismology, Nuclear Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related fields of study.
Students will work in high-caliber, cohesive teams to support nuclear proliferation detection, ensure the research and delivery of remote sensing and verification systems, and manufacture high-consequence products.
The MSTIC program is actively seeking qualified students to join existing project teams in designing, developing, implementing, testing, and delivering advanced data processing and exploitation software for complex, real-time analysis systems that support remote sensing.
Projects within the center include, but are not limited to, satellite systems engineering, high-consequence missions, full- system approaches to solving national security issues, and multi-disciplinary sensing systems.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Demonstrate knowledge of technical principles and processes.
Understanding of and demonstrated use a variety of research tools.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to contribute in a team environment.
Demonstrated knowledge of project management.
Extensive knowledge of a suite of software, including Microsoft Office.
Qualifications We Require:
You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:
Earned bachelor's degree
Graduate student at an accredited university
Enrolled full time in a science, engineering, or math program in the term immediately preceding the internship
Registration with the university's official co-op office
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
Ability to work up to 40 hours per week
Qualifications We Desire:
GPA of at least 3.5 out of 4.0 for all degrees earned
Working knowledge and understanding of an engineering or science-related field as listed in the required section
Time management and organizational skills
Pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Geophysics, Materials Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics, Seismology, Nuclear Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related field of study
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 Monitoring Systems and Technology Intern Center (MSTIC) is a student internship program at Sandia National Laboratories that focuses on remote sensing and technologies. Specific areas of interest are space missions, treaty verification, nuclear nonproliferation, cooperative monitoring, surveillance, and reconnaissance. The program is aimed at developing the next generation of experts in these areas of national security systems. The program is designed for college and university students who are currently pursuing degrees in the fields of Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Systems Engineering, Materials, Physics, Mathematics, Geophysics, Seismology, or related fields of study, and are interested in furthering their knowledge in the area of remote sensing, space-based systems, sensor technology, and high-consequence systems while working on an undergraduate or graduate degree.
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 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.
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: 692468
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