Sandia National Laboratories Intern - Systems Technologies R&D Graduate Year Round in Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Systems Technologies Department is seeking a student intern to support the performance and analysis of radiation measurement systems.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
- Assist with radiation transport modeling
- Assist with gamma radiation spectroscopy
- Assist in developing algorithms for isotope identification
- Assist with sensor hardware assembly/test
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 an accredited science, engineering, or math 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
- Graduate level knowledge of photon detection or radiation detection physics
- Exposure to radiation transport calculations using MCNP or other physics modeling tools
- Ability to write algorithms with Matlab, C, or C++
- Knowledge of gamma and neutron detection technologies
- Knowledge of radiation detection physics
- Experience using radiation transport codes such as MCNP, GEANT, Attila, etc.
- Currently pursuing a degree in Nuclear Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field
The Systems Technologies Department supports sensor development and analysis efforts for U.S. Government sponsors. The scope of work in the Department ranges from research of new capabilities, the development of novel sensing systems, to feasibility studies and signature analysis.
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.
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