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Intern - Mechanical Engineering R&D Undergraduate Summer

Livermore, CA
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We are seeking an Intern \- Mechanical Engineering R&D Undergraduate Summer

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

+ Work on a multidisciplinary team of systems engineers to design hardware for incorporation into system\-scale experiments and studies
+ Apply scientific principles to generate solutions to systems\-level engineering challenges
+ Use software or programming tools to analyze data or generate engineering models
+ Prepare and deliver a presentation to peers and managers

Required:

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
+ Current Junior\- or Senior\-level student currently pursuing a Bachelor's mechanical engineering or related field

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

Desired:

+ Coursework or project experience in mass properties, design and/or fabrication
+ MATLAB/Python programming experience
+ CAD experience
+ Interest in multidisciplinary work
+ Mechatronics or controls experience preferred, but not required
+ Knowledge of and applied experience with scientific and engineering methods
+ Knowledge of and experience with designing, planning, and executing research, design, and development projects
+ Demonstrated ability to team across disciplines
+ Good verbal and written communication skills

Department Description:

The Advanced and Exploratory Systems Department has responsibility to provide system\-level leadership for advanced and exploratory activities across the Nuclear Security Enterprise\. The department is currently pursuing numerous laboratory\-wide activities to enable a more Agile, Affordable, and Assured Nuclear Weapons Stockpile\. These activities include, but are not limited to, developing weapon system architectural designs, exploring system integration options for future missile systems, and developing physical and function demonstration test units for future systems as part of demonstrator programs, providing system context and future technologies needs to internal laboratory\-wide research programs, and partnering with the broader Sandia community\. In addition, the department is responsible for establishing and building internal and external partnerships with NNSA Federal Program Managers, Air Force program managers, Sandia nuclear weapons component organizations, the Sandia science & technology community, system analysis and strategic partnering groups, the Kansas City Plant National Security Campus \(NSC\), and many others\. With its sister group in Sandia/NM, this department is responsible for the leading the overall direction of Sandia advanced and exploratory engineering efforts as it pertains to our future nuclear weapon deterrence\.

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 \(DOE\) security clearance\.

Sandia will conduct a pre\-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications\. Furthermore, employees in New Mexico must pass a U\.S\. Air Force background screen for access to Kirtland Air Force Base\. 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, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment\.

If hired without a clearance and it subsequently becomes necessary to obtain and maintain one for the position, or you bid on positions that require a DOE security clearance, a pre\-processing background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation\. Applicants for a DOE security clearance must be U\.S\. citizens\. If you hold more than one citizenship \(i\.e\., of the U\.S\. and another country\), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted\.

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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