The Interns for Security, Arms Control, and Force Protection Engineering \\(iSAFE\\) Institute is one of the premier Intern Institutes at Sandia National Laboratories\\. We are seeking outstanding undergraduate students majoring in the SEM disciplines\\. Our Interns will work on high\\-caliber, cohesive teams to support projects related to the United States National Security Missions\\. These projects include but are not limited to, critical asset protection and security, nuclear weapons and force protection, and weapons of mass destruction nonproliferation and cooperative threat reduction\\.
On any given day, you may be called upon to:
Work with your team in designing, developing, implementing, testing, and delivering advanced data processing and exploitation software
Work with your team in designing, developing, and conducting tests and experiments related to our NS missions
Work in a collaborative and learning environment and assume significant responsibilities for assisting in the development of first\\-of\\-a\\-kind software solutions and data exploitation methods to solve challenging technical problems for national security needs
Utilize your knowledge, skills, and abilities to deliver quick and accurate solutions to complex and nationally significant problems
Develop new skills that focus on addressing needed capabilities for our projects
Contribute to data analysis and review in support of our NS mission projects
Contribute to reports and papers on technical topics
Help to identify and implement new tools and approaches to solving complex technical problems
Work with other Sandia National Laboratories Intern Institutes on shared projects
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
+ One year of completion of college
Candidates must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Explosives Engineering, Geophysics, Materials Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Physics, Seismology, Nuclear Engineering, Systems Engineering, or related fields of study\\.
_Note: If you have not yet started your undergraduate program, please apply to a high school intern position\\._
+ GPA of at least 3\\.5 out of 4\\.0 for all degrees earned
+ Working knowledge and understanding of an engineering or science\\-related field as listed in the required section
+ An existing U\\.S\\. Government granted security clearance
+ Self\\-motivated, hard\\-working, detail\\-oriented and thorough
+ Ability to work well in a team environment
+ Experience with the following: Electro\\-mechanical systems; Control systems; Software programming; MATLAB; LABVIEW; National Instruments Veristand; Test instrumentation and troubleshooting
+ Experience with the following: Test designing, planning, execution and documentation; Data analysis and statistical methods; Digital signal processing; Mechanical structural analysis; Computational Fluid Dynamics analysis
+ Knowledge in programming and scripting languages such as C, C\\+\\+, C\\#, Java, Python, Ruby, PHP, SQL
The Interns for Security, Arms Control, and Force Protection Engineering \\(iSAFE\\) Institute provides the opportunity to develop next\\-generation systems for compelling national security missions\\. Our interns work on complex and challenging problems to lower the risk posed by high\\-consequence events, such a nuclear and biological proliferation, terrorist threats, catastrophic incidents, and potentially destabilizing world and national events\\. Our projects range from small R&D and data analysis efforts to large, multidisciplinary team collaborations on complex multidimensional national security deliverables\\. Sponsored by Sandias Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Division, iSAFE offers our interns the opportunity to work with highly competent technical mentors and staff members which enhances the interns experience at Sandia\\. The mission of iSAFE is to identify and attract highly skilled interns to Sandia National Laboratories and provide contributions to national security through the effective use of science, technology and full\\-spectrum system solutions to lower the risk posed by high\\-consequence events\\. iSAFEs objective is to create a pipeline of highly skilled and competent STEM interns for possible future employment at Sandia\\.
Sandia National Laboratories is the nations 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:
\\*These benefits vary by job classification\\.
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\\.
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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