Intern - Renewable Energy and Distributed Systems Integration - STEP2NL - R&D Undergraduate Summer
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What Your Job Will Be Like:
We are seeking a Summer - Research & Development Undergraduate Intern from STEP2NL university partners to join our dynamic team for an internship in Summer of 2024 working in engineering or cybersecurity.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Work collaboratively with R&D staff with developmental research, analysis of technology and engineering or cybersecurity challenges, project design, testing, formulating conclusions, data collection and analyzing experimental
Set up for research tests in a laboratory
Develop and apply models for specific energy systems
Analyze data from experimental testing related to engineered systems
Use programming skills to contribute to cybersecurity research
Analyze data from experimental testing related to engineering systems
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 undergraduate program
Pursuing a science, engineering, or math major
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer
U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents, asylees or refugees in the U.S.
Qualified candidates must be currently attending and enrolled full time (or scheduled to graduate in the Spring 2023) in an accredited undergraduate program in science, engineering, and/or math at one of the university partners in the Successful Training and Effective Pipelines to National Laboratories with STEM Core” STEP2NL . These institutions are North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, New Mexico State University, Navajo Technical University, Guilford Technical Community College, Forsyth Technical Community College, Central New Mexico Community College, Doña Ana Community College, or UNM-Gallup.
Candidates selected for an internship will be placed in an area of engineering or cybersecurity R&D befitting the candidate’s education, experience, and interest. The placement determination is made by the Hiring Manager, but candidates should express a first and second area of interest from the one of our energy program areas described in www.energy.sandia.gov or cybersecurity areas described in www.sandia.gov/missions/nationalsecurityprograms/cyber_research.html (http://www.sandia.gov/missions/national_security_programs/cyber_research.html.) .
Qualifications We Desire:
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 STEP2NLs with STEM Core – Successful Training and Effective Pipelines to National Laboratories with STEM Core Internship program is part of Sandia's Technical Internships program. The STEP2NL program enables participants to gain experience in the national lab systemin the areas of engineering and cybersecurity. Students will work in projects to develop a wide range of multi-disciplinary technologies that enhance, protect, or transform Sandia's national security mission.
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.
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 who 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, as well as 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 for Federal 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.
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: 691969
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