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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
1/31/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Government
Intern - Coatings and Additive Manufacturing R& D 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 \- R&D Undergrad

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

+ Assist with Additive Manufacturing Research & Development with the Thermal Spray Research Lab including operation and maintenance of an aerosol deposition or hybrid metal system
+ Assist with process development
+ Assist with characterization of materials
+ Perform data analysis
+ Support thermal spray systems

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
+ 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:

+ Specific interest in additive manufacturing
+ Submit ONE electronic file \(include below essay questions with resume attachment\) including the below required essays \(Answer ALL of the following questions using up to 250 words per question\):

99. What unique academic involvement or life experience do you have with tribal communities and schools? Include student membership to the American Indian Science & Engineering Society \(AISES\) if applicable\. \(250 words\)
99. What is your interest in additive manufacturing & include academic courses? \(250 words\)
99. How could you use this internship experience to benefit tribal communities? \(250 words\)
99. Describe a frustrating project you worked on & describe how you dealt with the challenges it presented\. \(250 words\)

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

Desired:

+ Mechanical skills
+ Ability to maintain and diagnose equipment
+ Knowledge of CAD software \(Autocad, Solidworks, Sketch Up\)
+ Knowledge of materials science and mechanical behavior of materials
+ Sandia National Laboratories has a preference for an American Indian as defined as a member of a recognized Federally\-recognized Tribe, Alaska Village or Alaska Corporation \(not state\-recognized, not bands or groups, or first peoples of Guam or Hawaii\)

Department Description:

The Coatings and Additive Manufacturing Department provides scientific and engineering expertise in the areas of thin films, thermal spray deposition, cold spray deposition, vacuum system/component fabrication, laser machining and surface modification, precision engineering, and additive manufacturing for the Laboratories\. Over 25 elements as well as numerous compounds and alloys can be deposited by sputter deposition and electron beam evaporation\. Thin film properties can also be characterized\. Thermal spray capabilities include both conventional \(flame, plasma, twin\-wire arc, HVOF\) and advanced technologies: cold spray and low pressure plasma spray\. Precision engineering includes the design and fabrication of miniature and meso\-scale devices, electrical discharge machining \(EDM\), diamond and laser machining, laser etching, micro\-metrology, as well as technical consulting\. Additive manufacturing encompasses both direct write \(aerosol ink jet printing, extrusion casting, and conformal printing\) and metal additive \(powder bed and LENS\)\. Our staff supports a variety of programs and is highly engaged in providing collaborative, innovative materials science and systems\-based engineering solutions\.

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.