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Intern/Co-op
Posted:
3/6/2018
Job Category:
Engineering
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Government
Intern - Z Mission Assurance, Execution, and Analytics 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

An opportunity exists for a motivated undergraduate student to engage in meaningful projects for Sandia's Z Machine\. Day\-to\-day responsibilities would include assisting on a variety of projects aimed at providing a better understanding of operations at the Z machine\.

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

+ Gather, analyze, interpret and communicate data gathered on wide variety of Z operation parameters
+ Participate in wide range of ongoing engineering projects
+ Identify, plan, and implement solutions to current operation gaps
+ Engage in broader Sandia community events including but not limited to tours, seminars, and mentoring

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\.

Desired:

+ Currently enrolled in a degree program involving Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or closely related field
+ Experience working in an operations environment
+ Experience programming in languages such as Python, Java, HTML; website editing/scripting

Department Description:

The Z Mission Assurance, Execution, and Analytics Department, is a diverse, interdisciplinary team dedicated to ensuring the operational readiness, agile & adaptive execution, and system\-level analysis for High Energy Density Physics \(HEDP\) campaigns at Sandia National Laboratories’ Z Machine\. By applying systems engineering approaches and creating advanced software solutions, the department collaborates across various departments to realize and analyze concepts of operation at the complex multi\-stakeholder Z facility, create and steward novel methods for workflow management & inter\-team coordination, and develop and deliver local capability enhancements\. Additionally, the team ensures that Z’s final insulator and transmission line components are prepared to reliably stand\-off millions of Volts and deliver tens of millions of Amperes to complex experiment\-specific configurations that they’ve prepared in the machine\. Dedicated Z facility\-specific quality management, ES&H, and logistics resources work together to provide essential mission support for the entire Z facility and its many dynamic mission needs\.

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:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\)\-granted L\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

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.