The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
29 days old
2017-12-182018-01-18

Intern - Bioenergy and Defense Technologies Technical Undergrad Summer

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking an Intern Summer \- Technical Undergrad



On any given day, you may be called on to perform laboratory maintenance, media preparation, biological cultivation, physiological characterization, expected to run various molecular/cellular experiments and present results to the team\. We are seeking an individual with strong work ethic, ablility to work both independently and as part of a team, strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to interact well with fellow technical workers of diverse backgrounds, ability to follow instructions, and expertise in computer programming or data processing using MATLAB and EXCEL\.



Required:



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

+ 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\._



Additional Requirements:



Background in molecular microbiology, reliable, excellent written and oral communication, organized, time management, experience in lab maintenance, media preparation, biological cultivation, strong academic background in chemical engineering, bioengineering, biochemistry, biology or a related field\. Self\-motivated, independent with excellent oral and written communication skills, follow directions, work well with others, work safely\. Additional expertise in data processing using MATLAB and EXCEL\.



Desired:



Candidates should have a strong desire to learn, exhibit a strong work ethic, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team\. Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to interact well with fellow technical workers of diverse technical backgrounds are important\. The ability to work safely and follow instructions will be important to student success\. Additional expertise in computer programming or data processing using MATLAB and EXCEL will also be valued\. Ability to work full time during summer is expected\.



Department Description:



The Bioenergy and Defense Technologies department, which is part of Sandia's Biological and Engineering Sciences Center, supports mission areas in biodefense, emerging infectious disease, and biofuels\. The department conducts fundamental and applied research in cell biology, immunology, nanomaterials and microbiology\. The focus is on the development and use of advanced enabling technologies such as fluorescence microscopy, vibrational spectroscopies, X\-ray and neutron scattering, and chemometric data analysis tools to study biological systems of interest to biofuels development and biodefense\. Current research projects include developing nanoparticles for drug and vaccine delivery, understanding receptor activation and cell signaling processes, novel pathogen detection approaches, plant physiology, cellulase enzymes, as well as algal biochemistry and cultivation characterization for biofuels applications\. We conduct research for the National Institutes of Health, Basic Energy Sciences, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, U\.S\. Industry, Department of Health and Human Services and Sandia's Laboratory Directed Research & Development program\.



About 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: 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:



Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

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