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2/22/2018
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Intern - Mechanical Engineer R& D Undergraduate Summer
Sandia National Laboratories | Livermore, California
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Job Description

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We are seeking an Intern \- Mechanical Engineer R&D Undergraduate Summer\.

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

+ Engage in cutting edge research and development of capabilities for predictive simulation
+ Work on projects in the areas of heat and energy transport, fluid dynamics, solid mechanics, mechanics of materials, and/or electromagnetic science and engineering
+ Participate in model development, code development and engineering analysis

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

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

**Additional Requirements**

+ Experience or course work in statistics, fluid dynamics, heat transfer, continuum mechanics, and numerical analysis or equivalent\.
+ Currently majoring in or studying Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Mathematics, Materials Science, Aeronautical Engineering or related field\.
+ Experience with general\-purpose finite difference, finite element, or finite volume codes, and atomistic simulation codes\.
+ Familiarity with UNIX/Linux operating systems, programming languages \(e\.g\. Fortran, C, C\+\+\) and code development\.
+ Good communication skills \(oral, written, and listening\); personal and professional integrity and maturity; and have the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team\.

Department Description:

Sandia/California's Thermal/Fluid Science and Engineering Department is a multidisciplinary group of engineers and researchers who specialize in fluid mechanics and heat and mass transfer\. The work mix in the group includes developing theory and models, performing scientific and high\-performance computing, and executing applied engineering analysis for a range of experiments and mechanical designs\. The group plays two primary roles in science\-based engineering at Sandia: \(1\) developing new computational methods, capabilities and tools to describe fluid mechanics and heat transfer; \(2\) performing computational analysis to predict the design performance of engineered systems in defense, energy, and industry applications\. Recent activities within the group include heat transfer modeling, porous media reacting flow modeling, multi\-phase flow modeling, battery modeling, hydrogen storage and safety technology, fluid dynamics modeling, combustion and heat transfer modeling, turbulent heat transfer simulation, and applied uncertainty quantification to all of these application areas\.

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.

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