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We are seeking an Intern \- Combustion Research Facility Community College Internship Fellow R&D Undergrad Summer\.

We are seeking community college student interns for 10\-week full\-time internship terms for Summer 2018, through the Community College Internship \(CCI\) program\. Depending on the project assignment and qualifications, the intern will be responsible for setting up and running lab experiments, creating software programs to analyze data, or developing computational models and algorithms\. Depending on the intern's skill set, the intern will work closely with a mentor on assignments related to combustion chemistry, diagnostic development, reacting flow research, engine research, or numerical methods\.

These internships are intended for students in STEM majors at community colleges to assist on projects related to ab initio calculations of molecular structure and energetics, chemical reactivity, molecular spectroscopy, turbulent flame dynamics, reacting in\-cylinder flows in internal combustion engines, solar fuels production, and mathematical and computational tools for uncertainty quantification and stochastic modeling, in association with the Combustion Research Facility in Livermore, California\.


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
+ Receiving financial support through a fellowship or educational institute program
+ U\.S\. citizenship

Note: If you have not yet started your undergraduate program, please apply to a high school intern position\.

**Additional Requirements**

Successful CCI intern candidates must have applied to the DOE CCI internship website \(http://science\.energy\.gov/wdts/cci/ \) with a deadline of Jan\. 12, 2018\.


Desired candidate will have interests aligned with programs at Sandia’s Combustion Research Facility at the Livermore, CA location \(http://crf\.sandia\.gov/\)\. Focal areas of research include spray combustion, IC engines, solar thermal materials, chemical kinetics, molecular spectroscopy, turbulent flames, mathematical and computational tools for uncertainty quantification, and stochastic modeling\.

Department Description:

Experimental and computational modeling studies of reacting flow phenomena relevant to combustion processes\.

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.