Sandia National Laboratories Intern - Strategic Firing Subsystems R&D Undergrad Summer in Albuquerque, New Mexico
We are seeking an Intern Summer - R&D Undergrad
On any given day, you may be called on to:
- Work on Systems Engineering tasks and responsibilities within the Advanced and Exploratory Firing Set Product Realization Team.
- Perform requirements management and interfaces
- Assist with hardware management and recording of assembly activities
- Test specification and results analysis
In addition, the Intern will be assigned to join either the 2620 Firing Set Electrical or Mechanical Summer Internship projects hosted by the 2624/2625/2626 Firing Set departments.
You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:
- Currently attending and enrolled full time (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. citizenship
Note: If you have not yet started your undergraduate program, please apply to a high school intern position.
- Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field
- Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
- Demonstrated ability to team well with others
- Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) L-level Security Clearance
- 3.5/4.0 cumulative GPA
The Strategic Firing Subsystems Department (02625) has need for a dedicated R&D Mechanical Engineering to support the development, specification, and testing of mechanical components for the W88 ALT370 Firing Subsystem. The tasks for this position include clarification of requirements, planning and procurement of prototypes, test planning, analysis of test/ simulation data for design performance, design definition and documentation, and communication of program status and engineering data to customers and Sandia management. You'll be part of a tightly integrated team working to create, design, develop, qualify, and produce the firing subsystems to support Department of Energy and Department of Defense activities. This position offers the opportunity to learn and experience engineering across Sandia and the NNSA enterprise as well as taking part in the primary mission of the Lab. You will be self-directed; customer-focused, and have strong teaming and analytical skills. It is expected that the engineer will increase their level of responsibility and ownership with experience. You may travel up to twice per month as needed.
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 withamazingimpact 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 schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical 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)-granted security clearance.
Sandia will conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record checks, and employment and education verifications. Further, employees in New Mexico must pass a U.S. Air Force background screen for access to the work site. 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, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.
If hired without a clearance, and one subsequently becomes required or you bid on positions that require a DOE-granted security clearance, a pre-processing background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation. Applicants for DOE-granted security clearances must be U.S. citizens and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate DOE security clearance as required for the position.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.