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Intern - Security Info & Awareness - Business Graduate Summer

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 691510

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What Your Job Will Be Like:

We are seeking a proactive and team-oriented Student Intern to be a member of the Security Awareness team to develop, assist and implement various security outreach activities and Department of Energy order requirements (e.g. required security briefings).

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

  • Partner with S&S programs to develop, update and implement DOE required Security Awareness briefings for members of the workforce

  • Present Security Awareness briefings to various organizations regarding security roles and responsibilities to audience sizes ranging from 10-15 to 50

  • + Develop and implement Security Awareness campaigns, presentations, handouts, activities targeting specific S&S programs and security concerns

  • Develop, update and/or maintain program training, controlled documents, and policies

  • Ensure execution of the SF-312, Non-Disclosure Agreement for newly cleared personnel as required by DOE order

  • Partner with S&S programs to develop, update, and maintain security knowledge base articles

  • Partner with Security Connection to identify/conduct security trends and analysis

Qualifications We Require:

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 the spring term immediately preceding the internship (or scheduled to graduate in the spring) in an accredited related graduate program

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0

  • Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer

  • U.S. citizenship

Note: If you have not yet started your graduate program, please apply to an undergraduate intern position.

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Experience developing content for training

  • Experience in creating awareness campaigns

  • Experience speaking in front of large audiences

  • Experience in customer service

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully coordinate and complete multiple projects and tasks

  • Demonstrated ability to apply critical-thinking skills to synthesize disparate detailed data into useful information

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex issues both in writing and verbally

  • Creativity in developing new methods of how information is presented to members of the workforce

  • Experience working in a team setting

  • -nterested working in National Security

  • Ability to develop creative solutions

  • Pursuing a graduate degree in National Security, Business, Marketing, Communications, Technical Writing, Criminology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Political Science.

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:

Org. 4257, Security Information and Awareness is part of Sandia’s Safeguards & Security (S&S) Center, whose primary function is protection and support of Sandia’s mission, information, resources, and people. We strive to develop strategic partnerships and provide effective tools and resources to fully integrate security into every aspect of the work performed at Sandia. The Security Information and Awareness Department comprises Security Connection, Security Awareness, and Operations Security (OPSEC). The department is responsible for providing information and assistance that all Members of the Workforce need to perform their work in a secure manner. Information is disseminated via the Security Connection knowledgebase, in Security Awareness briefings, through security-related training, and through interaction and assessment of activities via the OPSEC Program.

This posting pertains to the Security Awareness program.

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:*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 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.

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: 691510

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  • 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

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  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
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