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Intern - Structural Dynamics R&D Graduate Year Round

Sandia National Laboratories


Location:
Albuquerque, NM
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-16
Job Code:
658351
Categories:
  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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Job ID: 658351
Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Job Title:Intern - Structural Dynamics R&D Graduate Year Round

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We are seeking highly qualified graduate students pursuing relevant degrees in engineering and related fields with research interests in experimental structural dynamics, acoustics, or solid mechanics to support ongoing programs. Students that will have completed at least one year of study in pursuit of a Master?s or Ph.D. degree are preferred. Successful candidates will work closely with staff members in a laboratory environment. Students will be challenged to conduct both independent and group work, to mentor undergraduate interns, and to periodically present their work to staff and management.

Required:



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 in an accredited science, engineering, or math graduate program
+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
+ Ability to work up to 30 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
+ U.S. citizenship

Additional Requirements:

+ 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 2 or more semesters of graduate 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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