The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
18 days old
2017-11-282017-12-29

Intern - Materials Reliability R&D Undergrad Year Round

Albuquerque, NM
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We are seeking an Intern Year Round \- R&D Undergrad



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



+ Assist R&D staff with developmental research, analysis of technology and engineering options, project design, testing, formulating conclusions, data collection, and analyzing experimental data

+ Assist scientists with developing experimental measurements and analysis techniques to identify atmospheric corrosion mechanisms and their kinetics in support of materials reliability work and corrosion modeling efforts

+ Perform tasks in support of research in the area of localized corrosion initiation and propagation in order to improve our fundamental understanding of these processes

+ Support scientists in failure analysis, process evaluation, and materials selection activities to identify engineering solution to materials degradation issues



Required:



You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:



+ Currently attending and enrolled full time 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 25 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer

+ U\.S\. citizenship



Additional Requirements:



+ At least one year of undergraduate chemistry courses

+ Working knowledge and experience with spreadsheet graphing

+ Understanding of general chemical calculations and operations such as dilutions

+ Good writing skills



Desired:



+ Student majoring in one of the physical sciences or an engineering discipline

+ Student with interest and desire in a career in science or engineering

+ Have taken and passed high school and/or college physics classes

+ The ability to work independently and self\-sufficiently



Department Description:



The reliability of devices, components, and ultimately systems is directly affected by the properties and interactions of their constituent materials\. The prime goal of the Materials Reliability Department is to ensure that effective materials\-related information is provided to customers who design and field high\-consequence hardware, such that long\-term reliability will be attained\. Our department's R&D activities focus on the needs of Sandia's Nuclear Weapons program customers\. We also provide support to customers in other areas including Energy and Environment and National Security Programs\. We have expertise in gas/solid interactions, corrosion and electrochemistry, and the aging and mechanical properties of ceramics, glasses and other brittle materials\. We provide this expertise and support to our customers during all phases of design, production, storage, use, and retirement\.



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:



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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