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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
1/26/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
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Intern - Human Factors Technical Undergrad 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 \- Technical Undergrad

Selected candidates will perform work supporting the application of human factors principles to exploratory research and development, analysis and design of new or existing hardware/software, analysis/design/evaluation of human in the loop systems, and analysis/design/evaluation of processes\.

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

+ Assist with experimental design and analysis
+ Assist with human subjects testing
+ Perform statistical analysis
+ Assist with software/hardware use interface design
+ Provide assistance in task analysis and interviews
+ Provide assistance with human factors support to multidisciplinary design and analysis teams

Required:

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
+ 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:

+ Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in a human\-factors\-related discipline \(Computer Science, Human Factors, Industrial Engineering, or Psychology\)
+ Ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team

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

Desired:

+ Interest in extending Human Factors principles to Diversity and Inclusion efforts

Department Description:

The Human Factors Department provides technical expertise to the Laboratories though consulting to Sandia projects \(both within and external to the Nuclear Weapons program\) and to external customers\. The Human Factors function supports a broad range of projects related to national security with major objectives of better understanding the role of people in complex systems, enhancing the effectiveness of human\-machine systems, and identifying and mitigating the impact of potential human error\.

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.