Sandia National Laboratories Intern - Nuclear Deterrence and Global Security Partnerships - Business Graduate Year-Round in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Business Development is a career like no other. It requires a multi-faceted skillset including strategic thinking, relationship management, communications and execution. It demands the ability to think globally and at Sandia National Laboratories, a passion for national security. If you’re looking to have an impact on our nation in ways that no other internship can, this is for you.
Our proprietary Intern Experience Program (IXP) is a highly structured process that is designed to take Business Development interns from green to great. Our Business Development staff provides close mentorship and guidance at every step. It’s more than an internship, it’s an experience.
Our department provides integrated business development, partnership and strategy experts that work directly with mission and technology teams to realize program development, strategy and partnering objectives. On any given day, you may be called on to assist business development staff members to:
- Execute stakeholder and partnership engagement strategies (DoD, NNSA and others)
- Develop and execute strategic initiatives for national security programs and technologies
- Develop and translate technology speak into the “So What” for technology applications
- Discover and analyze market factors and national security requirements and trends
- Lead technology transfer initiatives to deploy national security systems
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.
You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:
- Earned bachelor's degree
- Currently attending and enrolled full time in a related accredited graduate program
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
- Ability to work up to 30 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
- U.S. citizenship
- Experience with marketing and business concepts
- Experience with data analysis, including statistical analysis
The Nuclear Deterrence and Global Security Partnerships and Business Development Department provides embedded business development professionals with a passion for national security, enthusiasm for science and engineering, and the ability to navigate complex organizational cultures. The embedded business development teams have demonstrated significant impact to Sandia for nearly two decades
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.
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.