Intern - Pulsed Power Engineering and Design - R&D Undergraduate Summer

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, USA

Job posting number: #7200342 (Ref:Sa692308)

Posted: December 9, 2023

Job Description

What Your Job Will Be Like: We are seeking Summer - R&D Undergraduate Interns to join our dynamic team! On any given day, you may be called on to: + Support fundamental mechanical engineering design efforts by performing engineering tasks and duties that require basic knowledge of Microsoft Office tools like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. + You will learn fundamental skills in CREO, Solidworks, Windchill, and LabView to perform basic development of engineering designs and codes for operations supporting Pulsed Power and High Energy Laser experimental operations + Be present in the daily engineering activities of the group and learn engineering analysis and coding processes. Qualifications We Require: You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements: + Currently attending and enrolled full time in the spring term immediately preceding the internship (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. Qualifications We Desire: + Currently pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering + Currently enrolled and attending an accredited 4-year undergraduate Science-Technology-Engineering-Math (STEM) program with the completion of the first-year curriculum by June 2023. + Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.7/4.0 + Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools + Highly motivated and team-oriented + Experience in Computer Aided Design tools (SolidWorks, CREO, AutoCAD, etc.) Posting Duration: This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time. About Our Team: The Pulsed Power Engineering and Design Group (01690) provides fundamental, advanced, and cutting-edge engineering to support the advanced science research and development programs in the Pulsed Power Sciences Center at Sandia National Laboratories. The department’s engineers, designers, and technologists work together with the center’s scientists to deliver engineered solutions in the development, realization, and operations of complex experimental platforms in the Pulsed Power Sciences Center. This includes the Z Machine, Z Beamlet Laser (ZBL), Mykonos, Thor, STAR, Vulcan, and the Advanced Pulsed Power Development Laboratory. The Group uses CREO®, SolidWorks®, Windchill®, ABAQUS®, ANSYS, CTH, and SIERRA engineering analysis and design platforms in support of the Center’s programs. 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 with amazing impact 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 work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home) + Generous vacations, strong medical 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: Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted. 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, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. EEO: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law. NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs: If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs. If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date. Job ID: 692308


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.


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