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Posted:
12/19/2017
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Government
Intern - PSAAP R& D Fellow Graduate Summer
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description

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We are seeking an Intern Summer \- R&D Fellow Grad

The National Nuclear Security Administration \(NNSA\) Office of Advanced Simulation and Computing \(ASC\) program in collaboration with Sandia National Laboratories is seeking multiple Predictive Science Academic Program \(PSAAP\) students to participate in collaborative research across a wide range of areas in computer science and computational science and engineering, solid mechanics, structural dynamics and thermal mechanics, both theoretical and experimental aspects\. Possible research areas span the full range of advanced computer architectures, systems software, scalable linear and nonlinear solvers, continuous and discrete optimization, uncertainty quantification, multiscale methods, visualization, continuum mechanics, atomistic simulation techniques and related disciplines\. Students are also sought with interests in computational methods to scientific and engineering applications including shock and impact physics, MHD, CFD, hypersonics, electrical systems, MEMS, and nanoscience\.

PSAAP internships are available for students participating in the Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program II\. To be considered, the applicant must be currently employed at a PSAAP research institute and funded by one of the following PSAAP centers: University of Utah, University of Illinois \- Urbana, Stanford, Texas A&M, University of Florida, Notre Dame\. Please note that students from PSAAP partner schools are included in the eligibility pool\. For more information, visit http://www\.sandia\.gov/psaap/

Required:

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 \(or scheduled to graduate in the spring\) in an accredited science, engineering, or math graduate program
+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3\.0/4\.0
+ Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer
+ Receiving financial support through a fellowship or educational institute program

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States of America\. Sandia will not sponsor work authorization for this position\.

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

Department Description:

The Advanced Simulation and Computing \(ASC\) program at Sandia provides state\-of\-the\-art computer simulation capabilities as part of National Nuclear Security Administration’s \(NNSA\) mission to extend the lifetime of nuclear weapons in the stockpile without underground testing\. While these tools enable scientists and engineers to gain a comprehensive understanding of nuclear weapons, they are also revolutionizing the way in which a large number of innovative products are engineered\. In fact, the computing, modeling, and simulation tools developed in the ASC program are leveraged by a variety of other national security programs\. Hiring departments for this program are distributed throughout Sandia, at both NM and CA site\.

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 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\.

Security Clearance:

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\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.