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Intern - Mechanical Engineering and Structural Dynamics R&D Undergrad Co-op

Sandia National Laboratories


Location:
Albuquerque, NM
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-16
Job Code:
658263
Categories:
  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Job Details


Job ID: 658263
Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Job Title:Intern - Mechanical Engineering and Structural Dynamics R&D Undergrad Co-op

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The Engineering Sciences Center (1500) is seeking a Co-Op Student Internship candidate to contribute to the understanding of the dynamic behavior of small components to operational and laboratory environments. We are looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented individual that is capable of supporting programs in this technical area. The successful candidate will have a strong technical interest in experimental structural dynamics and will be responsible for setting up and performing experiments and processing the resulting data.

Required:



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

+ Undergraduate student at an accredited university
+ Enrolled full time in the term immediately preceding the internship
+ Pursuing a science, engineering, or math major
+ Registration with the university's co-op office
+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
+ Ability to work up to 40 hours per week
+ U.S. citizenship

Additional Requirements:

+ Students must have completed four semesters of undergraduate education in engineering, physics, or a similar discipline
+ Candidate must have completed coursework or have documented prior technical experience in structural dynamics or vibrations

Desired:

+ Prior experience in a modal, vibration, or structural dynamics laboratory
+ Familiarity with structural dynamics testing equipment, such as electrodynamic shakers or piezoelectric exciters, instrumented impact hammers, accelerometers, scanning laser Doppler vibrometer, or photogrammetry/digital image correlation
+ Students with 5 or more semesters of undergraduate education in engineering, physics, or a similar discipline
+ Strong verbal and communication skills
+ Experience with Matlab, LMS Test.Lab, B&K Pulse Reflex, or NX I-DEAS
+ An ability to interact well with fellow technical workers of diverse technical backgrounds



The Experimental Mechanics, Non-destructive Evaluation & Model Validation Department (01522) is part of the Engineering Sciences Center at Sandia National Laboratories. Our center is the steward of engineering mechanics for Sandia and we are dedicated to solving our customer?s most pressing and important national security problems. Our department specializes in experimental technologies related to structural mechanics, structural dynamics and non-destructive evaluation. With our state of the art experimental technologies, technical expertise, and analytical capabilities in sister departments, we provide integrated customer solutions in the following areas: accurate characterization of structural response of systems to force and pressure environments, development and application of state-of-the-art radiographic and acoustic diagnostics, structural dynamics testing including modal analysis and vibration characterization, and design expertise for fixturing and development of experimental configurations. Our mission is to support fundamental research, development, model validation, qualification and acceptance for nuclear weapons, satellites, national missile defense, and other applications.


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 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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