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Intern - Accident Response Group (ARG) & Aircraft Combatibility Technical Undergrad Summer
Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Job Description


We are seeking motivated student interns with an interest and skill in Electrical Engineering\. Candidates must have good communication skills, agility in adapting to change, and the ability to work successfully in a dynamic, interdisciplinary, teaming environment\.

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

+ Assist Sandia National Laboratory Staff Members in observing and/or conducting aircraft interface testing
+ Assist in acquiring and analyzing data
+ Assist in the assembly of hardware
+ Assist in programming aircraft simulators and/or other duties assigned under the direction of the Staff Member


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

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

Department Description:

The ARG & Aircraft Compatibility organization consists of two teams whose roles are critical to maintaining the viability, technical confidence and operational readiness of the US nuclear weapons stockpile\. The Aircraft Compatibility team maintains compatibility of nuclear weapons with their carrier aircraft\. This team works with military engineering and operational organizations, aircraft contractors, and Sandia's weapon systems departments in the design and certification of the aircraft/weapon interface\. Members oversee the laboratory and flight testing of their assigned weapon systems to include evaluating data, investigating anomalies and reporting results\. Personnel use a variety of engineering tools that represent electrical and functional characteristics of a war reserve weapon\. The project is a continuing process of certification and recertification of aircraft nuclear weapon system compatibility\. The Accident Response Group team provides world\-wide support to the NNSA and DoD in resolving incidents or accidents involving U\.S\. nuclear weapons or components\. This team provides leadership in developing incident and accident scenarios that are then used to exercise and assess the international, national, and local resources brought to bear should a real\-world event occur\.

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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