Sandia National Laboratories Intern - Sensor Exploitation Applications R&D Undergrad Alternate Schedule in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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We are seeking an Intern Alternate Schedule - R&D Undergrad

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

  • Support outdoor data collection
  • Assist with recording ground truth logs and performing data reduction activities for seismic, acoustic and imaging sensor systems for data exploitation applications
  • Work with engineers to test and deploy unattended ground sensor systems test and evaluate advance image exploitation algorithms, and perform data collection activities alongside engineers to gather experimental data
  • Assist in fabrication of electronics to support field testing

A successful candidate will have computer knowledge, proficiency with office programs, the ability to work on a team with engineers, and be self-motivated, eager, and have meticulous planning skills and thorough note taking skills.

Required:

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

  • Undergraduate student at an accredited university
  • Enrolled full time in the term immediately preceding the internship
  • Pursuing a science, engineering, or math major
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Active student status
  • Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the internship (maximum of one academic term and adjacent summer)
  • U.S. citizenship

Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent academic standing
  • Desire to pursue education in engineering beyond undergraduate studies
  • Willingness to work outside, in sometimes extreme environmental conditions, alongside engineers in field tests and data collections
  • Proficiency in modern computers, have an understanding of programming, and be proficient at modern business and office software
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Desired:

  • Familiarity with some software fundamentals in engineering

    • Experience with MatLab and Solid Works

Department Description:

The Sensor Exploitation Applications Department develops and implements pattern recognition approaches called Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) algorithms that detect, identify, and classify objects of interest. Department 5448 applies these techniques to a variety of data sources, including Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery, High Range Resolution (HRR) radar, optical and long-wave Infrared imagery, and acoustic data.

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:

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:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT