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Intern - International Nuclear Security Engineering (INSE) R& D Fellow Graduate Year Round
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking an Intern Year Round \- R&D Fellow Grad

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

+ Support the development, test, evaluation, and installation of sensor systems for physical security systems
+ Utilize technologies including radar, IR, microwave, fence disturbance, and buried line sensors
+ Assist in the development of new technologies to field test, evaluation, application, and deployment of existing technologies to meet security system requirements
+ Assist with system integration, test planning, data analysis and reporting, and training of internal and external personnel in the application of security technologies


You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:

+ Earned bachelor's degree
+ Currently attending and enrolled full time in an accredited science, engineering, or math graduate program
+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3\.0/4\.0
+ Ability to work up 30 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
+ Receiving financial support through a fellowship or educational institute program
+ U\.S\. citizenship

Additional Requirements:

+ An Associate’s degree in electrical, electronics, mechanical, electro\-mechanical engineering technologies, or related field
+ Understanding the operating principles of intrusion detection sensors
+ Ability to apply creative problem\-solving techniques and develop sound engineering solutions when multiple constraints exist
+ Desire to be a sensor subject matter expert and aptitude for life\-long learning as it relates to technology and its application
+ Ability to function well in a fast\-paced environment with changing requirements
+ Excellent people skills including the ability to work effectively on teams and with multiple customers and to resolve technical issues
+ Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with management and project leads
+ Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
+ Ability to travel to domestic and international locations

A job placement assessment \(JPA\) will be required as part of the screening for this position\. This JPA will evaluate your ability to meet the physical requirements of this job\.


+ A Bachelor's degree in a related engineering technology
+ Experience in developing, designing or evaluating security technologies or sensor technologies/systems
+ Relevant technical expertise in sensors applied to physical security systems
+ Experience with military applications of physical protection technologies
+ Experience in field test and evaluation
+ Ability to function successfully in a matrixed organization
+ A passion for identifying, understanding, and applying new technologies and approaches to security

Department Description:

The International Nuclear Security Engineering \(INSE\) department is part of the Global Security and Cooperation Center\. The mission of INSE is to improve the security of vulnerable stockpiles of nuclear weapons and weapons\-usable nuclear materials worldwide by providing technical expertise to the National Nuclear Security Administration's International Material Protection Control and Accounting \(MPC&A\) Program\.

Part of the INSE portfolio is managing testing facilities at the Nuclear Security Technology Complex \(NSTC\)\. The NSTC specializes in designing and developing state\-of\-the\-art physical security solutions that include interior and exterior intrusion detection, alarm assessment technologies, all with a focus on performance testing, technology evaluation, vulnerability assessments, design development, installation, and training\.

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.