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Posted:
10/9/2018
Job Category:
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Intern - Renewable Distributed Systems Intergration R& D Graduate Year Round
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description

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

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

+ Assist Sandia technical staff in analyzing experiment results
+ Develop and validate computer code
+ Conduct simulations involving solar, electric vehicles, energy storage and similar distributed energy resources

Required:

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 to 30 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
+ U\.S\. citizenship

Additional Requirements:

+ Experience with programming in Matlab and/or Python
+ Ability to work at Sandia New Mexico/Albuquerque on site during the semester

Desired:

+ Experience with simulation of electrical circuits or systems
+ Interest in distributed energy systems

Department Description:

Sandia's Renewable and Distributed Systems Integration \(RDSI\) department conducts research, development and demonstrations of new components and systems that will enable rapid transition to a grid based on clean and distributed energy resources\. The department partners extensively with the U\.S\. industry and other research institutions to pursue high\-value solutions that enhance performance, safety, reliability and resilience of energy systems\. We establish the technical foundation for advanced models, analysis methods, controls, standards, cyber\-security solutions and power electronics concepts applicable to microgrids and interconnected systems\. Much of this work is conducted at Sandia's Distributed Energy Technologies Laboratory \(DETL\), a world\-recognized systems integration research facility for over 40 years\. This work is sponsored by the U\.S\. Department of Energy\. A growing portion of our customer base includes other Sandia departments, including LDRD; members of the U\.S\. industry; and other U\.S\. government agencies\.

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:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\.

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.