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

Master's Fellowship Program - CS/CE

Albuquerque, NM
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Interested in earning a masters degree in science or engineering and then working for a prestigious national security laboratory? Then this fellowship opportunity may be a perfect fit for you\!



Sandia's **Master's Fellowship Program \(MFP\)** is a special, entry\-level hiring program designed for new or recent technical bachelor's degree candidates interested in a career in national security at the Labs\. The program supports Sandia's strategic staffing needs to meet our important national security mission\. In addition, the program supports achievement of a more diverse technical workforce at Sandia and the laboratories Affirmative Action Plan recruitment efforts for underrepresented minorities\.



First, your job will be to enroll in a masters degree program at one of Sandias top\-rated **Campus Recruiting** schools\. After you graduate, you will come to work full\-time at one of our labs in Albuquerque, NM \(most jobs\) or Livermore, CA\.



Subject to certain program requirements, while you are in school, Sandia pays for tuition and tuition\-associated costs, as well as relocation assistance\.You will receive a competitive stipend and eligible employee benefits while in school\. Upon graduation, you will return to Sandia to begin your career\!



Candidates are requested to also apply for a fellowship from the National Physical Science Consortium \(NPSC\) and, if eligible, the GEM consortium, to assist with tuition costs\.



To learn more about Sandia: www\.sandia\.gov/careers



To participate in this program as a full\-time Sandia National Laboratories employee, you will be asked to:



+ Apply to a minimum of three Sandia Campus Recruiting schools for your masters degree\. These highly rated schools include Georgia Tech, Purdue, University of Illinois Urbana\-Champaign, UT\-Austin, University of New Mexico, in addition to other top universities where Sandia actively recruits\.

+ Be accepted at a minimum of one Sandia Campus Recruiting School prior to beginning employment at Sandia\.

+ Enroll in and complete a Master of Science degree that fulfills Sandia's business needs, on a full\-time basis, at an approved university\.

+ Work with your hiring manager to determine how the planned program of study may be used to accomplish work relevant to Sandia's needs\.

+ Work full\-time on site at Sandia for at least two months before beginning graduate studies and while on summer breaks during your masters degree program\.

+ Upon successful completion of your masters program, return to Sandia\. Serve as a regular staff member in a science, engineering, or related technical specialty\. The actual job assignment at time of graduation from your master's program is typically determined by the hiring organization, based on business mission needs\.

+ Meet a service requirement of two years of employment for each year of school completed in the **Masters Fellowship Program** \.



Candidates applying on this requisition may be interviewed and/or hired into one of several organizations at Sandia National Laboratories\.



Required:



99. Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of **3\.0/4\.0**

99. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline; degree must be conferred from an ABET\-accredited academic institution by spring 2018 or within three years prior to starting graduate school; students enrolled in concurrent BS/MS programs may also apply\.

99. Ability and desire to obtain a master's degree in a technical, science or engineering area of critical need to the laboratories\.

99. Interest in a career in national security, to serve our nation\.

99. The determination that an applicant falls within a minority group that is eligible for the Masters Fellowship Program \(MFP\) participation requires self\-identification as a member of one of the following federally defined minority classes: Black/African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander\.



Desired:



99. Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3\.5/4\.0 or above, as an indicator of academic excellence\.

99. Participation in leadership or other extracurricular activities that demonstrate teamwork and initiative\.

99. Relevant research or work/internship experience\.

99. Interest in working in a multidisciplinary laboratory environment\.

99. Applicants are encouraged to include a cover letter, addressing how your career interests and academic strengths align with Sandias national security mission\.



Department Description:



Sandia employees are dedicated to our mission of exceptional service in the national interest\. We come from a wide variety of top academic institutions and represent some of the greatest minds in science and engineering today\. Our employees regularly are among the winners of R&D magazines R&D 100 awards, sometimes called the Oscars of invention\. We support our community through many volunteer activities and enjoy a diverse, world\-class organization, by strengthening our capabilities with exceptional individuals\.



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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