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Intern- Computer Science Research Institute (CSRI) Technical High School Summer

Albuquerque, NM
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The Computer Science Research Institute \(CSRI\) at Sandia creates technology and solutions for many of our nation's most demanding national security challenges\. The Institutes' portfolio spans the spectrum from fundamental research to state\-of\-the\-art applications\. Our work includes computer system architecture \(both hardware and software\); enabling technology for modeling physical and engineering systems; and support research in discrete mathematics, data analytics, cognitive modeling, and decision support\.

The CSRI enterprise is closely tied to the laboratories' broader set of missions and strategies\. Application areas include nuclear weapons, cyber security, and energy and CO2 challenges such as climate modeling, alternative energy technologies, and improvements to the power grid\. We also serve as stewards of important capabilities for the nation in high\-strain\-rate physics, scientific visualization, mesh generation, and computational materials\. We maintain world\-class research programs in computational and discrete mathematics, computer science, scalable algorithms, and large\-scale high performance computer systems\. In cybersecurity, we focus on open, exploratory research in partnership with academia and industry\. The CSRI in an exciting and highly multidisciplinary research environment\.

We are seeking an Intern Summer \- Technical High School

On any given day, CSRI interns have access to and work in Sandia's state\-of\-the\-art parallel\-computing environment including:

+ Numerous large\-scale clusters
+ Visualization servers
+ Specialized computing systems
+ Laboratories for assessing human performance
+ Simulating cyber networks
+ Performing cyber training
+ Doing exploratory data analysis

Required:

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

+ Attending a local high school or living with a parent or legal guardian near the work site if under 18 years of age
+ Enrolled full time, as defined by the school
+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3\.0/4\.0
+ Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer
+ Minimum 16 years of age
+ U\.S\. citizenship

Additional Requirements:

+ Should be self\-directed, with strong leadership and teamwork abilities
+ Software development experience

Department Description:

The Computer Science Research Institute \(CSRI\) seeks several students to participate in collaborative research across a wide range of areas in computer science, applied mathematics, discrete mathematics, mathematical modeling, computational science and engineering, computational neuroscience and cognitive science\. Possible research areas include advanced computer architectures, systems software, programming languages and paradigms, networks, informatics and information sciences, combinatorial mathematics, discrete event simulation, scalable linear and nonlinear solvers, continuous and discrete optimization, uncertainty quantification, statistics, multiscale methods and mathematics, multiphysics modeling, visualization, visual cognition, meshing, cybersecurity, advanced modeling and simulation, human decision modeling, machine learning, brain inspired computing and assessing human performance\. Students are also sought with interests in applying computational methods to scientific and engineering applications including shock physics, molecular dynamics, MHD, CFD, electrical systems, MEMS, and climate science\. These student internships are for motivated and enthusiastic individuals with excellent communication skills and who have the desire to gain research experience in a highly collaborative research environment\. Successful applicants will be exposed to a wide range of computational and/or cognitive research at Sandia and will have a strong project\-based research experience working directly with Sandia staff scientists\. Students may be sited in either our Livermore, CA or Albuquerque, NM laboratories\.

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:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\.

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Posted: 2018-11-30 Expires: 2019-01-31

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