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Intern - Water Power Technologies R&D Undergrad Summer

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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We are seeking anR&D Summer UndergradIntern- Water Powers Technologies

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

+ Write custom code to aid in engineering analyses
+ Use engineering analysis tools such as MATLAB, Simulink, Python, etc., to answer research questions
+ Prepare reports, papers, and presentations to communicate research findings
+ Utilize basic principles of physics and engineering to research marine hydrokinetic (MHK) devices

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

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

Additional Requirements

+ Currently majoring in Math, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Naval Architecture, or related discipline
+ Knowledge of MATLAB and Microsoft Office Suite

Desired:

+ General knowledge of ocean waves, ocean currents, tidal/river dynamics, and MHK device archetypes
+ Advanced knowledge of floating bodies (statics and dynamics), fluid dynamics, statistics, and differential equations
+ Knowledge of 3-D CAD (SolidWorks preferred), Python, Fortran, WAMIT/AQWA, OrcaFlex, CFD RANS Solvers (OpenFoam, StarCCM+, CFX, etc.), SWAN, FVCOM, DELFT3D, EFDC, WAVEWATCHIII, ANSYS
+ Demonstrated capability in modeling a dynamic system
+ Interest in alternative energy and marine hydrokinetic devices
+ Willingness to take on new challenges in subsystem and system design
+ Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
+ Strong communication and technical writing skills

Department Description:

Sandia's Water Power Technologies Department performs research and development to improve performance, lower costs, and accelerate the deployment of water power technologies. The primary focus area of the department's work is Marine Hydrokinetics (MHK) research with lower levels of effort in Offshore Wind (OW) and Hydropower. The department is responsible for all aspects of Marine Hydrokinetic device design, performance, system reliability, system integration, and environmental evaluations for the Department of Energy's Wind and Water Power Technologies Office and in collaboration with industry partners. Offshore Wind Energy activities currently include Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) design and analysis and foundation scour. Hydropower efforts focus on seasonal simulation and optimization. Through partnerships with industry, academia, other National Labs, and public dissemination of results, Sandia serves an important role in energy security for the nation

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 need to 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 clearance, a pre-processing background review may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation. Applicants for a DOE security clearance need to 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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 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

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For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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