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Job Description


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

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

+ Work on a multidisciplinary team of electrical and mechanical engineers to develop software tools and hardware to facilitate testing and design of telemetry systems
+ Apply systems engineering principals and methodologies to define and produce a product\.
+ Prepare and deliver presentation to peers and managers\.


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**

+ Junior or senior level student currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related field


+ Coursework or project experience in mass properties, design and/or fabrication
+ MATLAB programming experience
+ CAD experience
+ Interest in multidisciplinary work
+ Mechatronics or controls experience preferred, but not required
+ Knowledge of and applied experience with scientific and engineering methods
+ Knowledge of and experience with designing, planning, and executing research, design, and development projects
+ Demonstrated ability to team across disciplines
+ Good verbal and written communication skills

Department Description:

The JTA Sensor System Engineering Department designs, tests, and fields instrumentation systems for weapons and other applications\. The department supports diverse programs including JTAs for stockpiled weapons systems, developmental telemetry systems and advanced technology development in support of the department's instrumentation mission\. The department has a broad mix of skills and technical resources in areas such as digital communication, sensors, RF/microwave, FPGA design, power supply technology, general electronics circuit design, DSP algorithm and coding and mechanical design\.

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.