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3/22/2018
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Intern - Materials Science R& D Undergraduate Summer
Sandia National Laboratories | Livermore, California
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Job Description

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We are seeking an Intern \- Materials Science R&D Undergraduate Summer

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

+ Aid population of a structural materials database related to performance of materials in hydrogen environments
+ Search and analyze the open scientific literature to produce spreadsheets summarizing materials data for upload to the database
+ Communicate with other researchers around the country and internationally to aid in this data collection enterprise

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:

+ Attention to detail, organizational skills as well as a strong background in math and science
+ Enrolled in a mechanical engineering, or materials science program

Desired:

+ Experience with standard office software, and graphic presentation of data as well as have strong math skills
+ Familiarity with materials selection and basic categorization of engineering metals
+ Self\-motivated, able to follow direction, and work independently\.

Department Description:

The Hydrogen and Materials Science Department provides expertise to both Sandia and the Nation on the interaction of hydrogen \(and its isotopes\) with all types of materials\. The Department performs scientific and engineering research to develop fundamental understanding on the aging of materials in gaseous environments, including hydrogen, and applies this understanding to determine its effects on the performance and reliability of materials relevant to Sandia’s nuclear weapons and energy missions\. Department staff conducts research and development primarily for two important customers: 1\) Gas Transfer Systems \(GTS\) for the Nation's Nuclear Weapons Enterprise; and 2\) the Fuel Cell Technologies Office \(FCTO\), part of DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy\. The Department’s work covers a broad range of areas, including analyzing hydrogen’s long\-term impact on materials used in fuel cell and gas transfer systems, developing solar thermochemical technology for hydrogen production, assessing the suitability of materials for hydrogen storage, advising hydrogen safety codes and standards, maintaining and enhancing nationally recognized core and enabling capabilities in hydrogen science, and initiating hydrogen storage and fuel cell market transformation strategies to bring technological advancements towards broad\-based commercial availability\.

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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