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Intern - RF & Optics Microsystem Applications R& D Undergrad Summer
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking an Intern Summer \- R&D Undergrad

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

+ Assist staff with testing, data collection, analysis, documentation, and other support for ongoing R&D projects within the department
+ Participate in work that is focused on electrical or optical microsystems and components
+ Assist with scripting and programming
+ Spend a significant amount of time in test labs working with electrical test equipment


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

Additional Requirements:

+ Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
+ Demonstrated ability to team well with others

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


+ 3\.5 cumulative GPA is desired
+ Experience with MATLAB
+ Experience with LabView
+ Experience scripting and/or programming
+ Experience working with electrical test equipment
+ Experience with 3D field solving software, RF design software, or RF electrical testing

Department Description:

The RF & Opto Microsystems department performs research, design, modeling, characterization, and qualification of RF and Optical Microsystems\. We have a focus on RF and optical Microsystems, as well as specialty wireless sensors\. We have capabilities for developing between prototypes to fully qualified hardware\. We provide unique solutions to our customers in nuclear weapons, DoD, non\-proliferation agencies, and subsystem departments \(SAR, surety, & ISR\)\. Our research interest include advanced RF sensors and communication devices unique to national security applications\.

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:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted L\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

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.