The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
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Intern - Physics Based Microsystems R&D Undergrad Summer

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

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

+ Provide direct laboratory support for electrochemical engineering and research programs

+ Support during the development of electro\-analytical protocols

+ Assist with characterizing electrochemical ionic behaviors

+ Maintain a clean and safe laboratory environment

+ Supportelectrochemical deposition of metals, alloys, metal oxides, polymers, and nano\-porous membranes


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

Note: If you have not yet started your undergraduate program, please apply to a high school intern position\.


+ Knowledge of bench top chemistry

+ Experience with electroplating

+ Experience with lithography and process development

+ Excellent writing skills

+ Knowledge of LIGA

+ Track record of published research

+ Ability to contribute to proposal development

+ Ability to team with other materials scientists and chemists

Department Description:

The Physics\-Based Microsystems Department leverages a diverse capability set to provide science and technology products to enhance Sandia's national security missions\. The department includes a broad set of expertise including atomic physics, micro\-optics, and electrochemistry and electroforming\. As part of the Microsystems Engineering Sciences and Applications \(MESA\) facility, we provide solutions including atomic physics based sensors; atom and ion trapping devices and systems; unique diffractive, sub\-wavelength and micro\-optical components and systems; critical electrochemical materials processes; and unparalleled micro\-machined devices\. In addition to work for internal Sandia organizations, we have an established record of successful engagement with external customers\.

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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