Experience:
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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
1/19/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Government
Intern - Power Sources R& D Undergrad Year Round
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description

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We are seeking an Intern Year Round \- R&D Undergrad

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

+ Work in a dynamic environment supporting power source development with a team at the forefront of energy storage R&D
+ Support the technical team with laboratory operations
+ Solve engineering, materials science, and characterization challenges associated with power sources

Required:

You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:

+ Currently attending and enrolled full time 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 25 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
+ U\.S\. citizenship

Desired:

+ A general understanding of lithium\-ion batteries
+ Understanding of the use a variety of research tools
+ Demonstration of excellent written and verbal communication skils
+ Ability to work well in a team environment, to be agile, and responsive
+ Demonstration of strong organizational skills
+ General knowledge and good understanding of a suite of software, including Microsoft Office

Department Description:

The Power Sources Research and Development Department develops primary and rechargeable lithium batteries, hybrid power sources, and double layer capacitors for our customers in the DOE, the military, industry, and other Sandia organizations\. The Department endeavors to build on a leadership position in developing lithium batteries for energy and defense applications\. In collaboration with others, we develop new power source concepts and materials leading to component development for specific applications\. Our battery safety research and abuse testing laboratories are state\-of\-the\-art and help us understand battery failures and lead our engineering efforts to produce abuse tolerant systems for nuclear weapons and other defense and consumer applications that include electric and hybrid\-electric vehicles and utility grid energy storage\.

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.