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Intern - Aerospace Systems Analysis R&D Grad Summer

Albuquerque, NM
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Job ID: 658924
Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Job Title:Intern - Aerospace Systems Analysis R&D Grad Summer


We are seeking an Intern Summer - R&D Grad

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

+ Support the development, analysis and testing of advanced aerospace systems
+ Conduct a variety of aerospace systems analysis including using low and medium fidelity aero-prediction codes, building and analyzing the performance of 3DOF and 6DOF flight simulations for flight system performance and flight safety analysis
+ Perform standalone first order analysis
+ Assist with the development and maintenance of Sandia aerospace tools


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 (or scheduled to graduate in the spring) in an accredited science, engineering, or math graduate program
+ 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 graduate program, please apply to an undergraduate intern position._

Additional Requirements:

+ B.S. degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or similar degree
+ Coursework in flight dynamics and aerodynamics
+ Ability to program in Matlab, C, and Python


+ Programing experience with C++
+ Simulink experience
+ 6DOF simulation experience
+ TAOS simulation
+ Trajectory optimization
+ Dakota, GPOPS, or DIDO experience
+ MDOA methods

The Aerospace Systems Analysis Department provides applied aerodynamics and flight dynamics analysis, trajectory simulations, range safety analysis, range operations support, and mechanical design for a wide range of flight systems that fly in the subsonic through hypersonic regimes. The Department also explores advanced concepts for new military and non-military applications of flight systems. Our staff members are integral flight test project team members active in all aspects of vehicle design, mission planning, and post-test analysis. Our primary mission supports U.S. Department of Energy defense programs, and aerospace flight systems projects funded through the U.S. Department of Defense, DARPA, NASA, and industry.

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 schedules, 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:

*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


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