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Intern - Advanced Concepts 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:

+ Design, build, integrate, test, and fly prototype missile and propulsion systems and subsystems
+ Assist with multi\-disciplinary design efforts underway utilizing small sounding rockets as a platform to rapidly field flight test experiments
+ Design and fly custom flight hardware in a fast paced, challenging design environment


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

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


+ Demonstrated mechanical design skills
+ Completion of coursework in engineering mechanics, dynamics, and materials
+ Knowledge of propulsion systems

Department Description:

The Integrated Military Systems Development Center \(IMSDC\) at Sandia National Laboratories develops and demonstrates game\-changing systems and technologies to solve warfighters most challenging, urgent, and high\-risk problems defending the nation and defeating threats to national security\. The Missile and Air Defense Line of Business, within the IMSDC, strives to demonstrate advanced technologies, deliver responsive technical solutions in anticipation of Missile Defense mission needs, and facilitate the integration and sustainment of operational capability across the Missile Defense mission\. Department 5418, within the Missile and Air Defense Group supports the missions of the IMSDC with innovative concept development and revolutionary technology demonstrations supporting Sandia's contributions to the Missile Defense Program for our Nation and allies\. This includes engagement through advanced technology development to support innovative interceptor concepts, integrated target system development, space mission integration, and mod/sim in support of architecture and mission analysis\. This is performed through active interfacing with multiple Sandia organizations and external agencies to include the Office of the Secretary of Defense \(OSD\), the Missile Defense Agency \(MDA\), and partnerships with the Army, Navy, Air Force and other DoD Laboratories\.

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.