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Intern - Nuclear Weapons (NW) Controllers and Surveillance R& D Undergrad Summer
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


The Weapon Controllers II Department seeks an experienced versatile, self\-motivated, team\-oriented student\. The successful candidate will have responsibilities in more than one functional area\. The Department’s primary function is developing, building, modifying, repairing, and maintaining electronic subsystems that manage the arming and fuzing functions in Weapon Controllers\.

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

+ Work with engineers in developing, building, modifying, repairing, and maintaining electronic subsystems that manage the arming and fuzing functions in Weapon Controllers
+ Work in the areas of electronics, instrumentation, and testing
+ Conduct experiments and acquire data using various instruments
+ Run tests using NI LabVIEW and TestStand software
+ Analyze data and recommend modifications to components and test procedures to meet desired requirements


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\.


+ Experience working in a technical environment
+ Experience working in a team

Department Description:

The NW Controllers and Surveillance Department is responsible for the design, development and support of electronic subsystems that manage the arming and fuzing functions for the nation's nuclear deterrent\. The department specializes in analog and digital circuit design, as well as the integrating software to control and test real\-time embedded systems\. The department is also responsible for the on\-going surveillance activities required to maintain the active stockpiles arming and fuzing electronic sub\-systems\.

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.