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Intern- Cognitive & Emerging Computing R&D Graduate Summer

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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We are seeking exceptional graduate students to apply for internships for our Neuromorphs Summer Program to take place during Summer 2020.

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

+ Apply research methods of adapting algorithms to and working with neuromorphic technologies
+ Develop and extend neural-inspired machine learning algorithms
+ Apply neural algorithms to neuromorphic hardware and benchmark results
+ Research theoretical principles of such as computational complexity measures or information content of neural-inspired machine learning algorithms
+ Develop new application areas for neural-inspired computing in fields like high-performance computing, remote sensing, and cybersecurity
+ Publish research results in high-quality journals and competitive conference venues

You will be assigned mentors that are senior staff at Sandia, who will guide you through challenging and exciting research projects over summer.

Required:

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

+ Earned bachelor's degree
+ Currently attending and enrolled full time (or scheduled to graduate in the spring) in an accredited science, engineering, or math graduate program
+ 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 graduate program, please apply to an undergraduate intern position.

Additional Requirements:

+ Pursuing a graduate degree in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, data science, mathematics, or a related discipline

Desired:

Type the list of Desired Skills

+ Proficiency with MatLab, C++, Python, or another coding language
+ Experience with Linux operating systems
+ Experience with hardware like GPUs, CPUs, FPGAs, ASICs
+ Experience with implementing autonomous systems, machine learning, deep learning, and reinforcement learning
+ Experience solving problems in applied mathematics
+ Good oral and communication skills
+ An interest in year-round internship opportunities
+ An interest in pursuing a PhD degree

Department Description:

The department of Cognitive & Emerging Computing pursues foundational research and development of emerging general purpose energy efficient and beyond Moore computing paradigms, cognitive, brain inspired and neuromorphic computing, human machine interface technologies, advanced heterogeneous architectures based on integrated commodity components, special purpose accelerators, neural architectures and algorithms

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.

Members of the workforce (MOWs) hired at Sandia and will require uncleared access for greater than 179 days during their employment, are required to go through the Uncleared Personal Identity Verification (UPIV) process. Access includes physical and/or cyber (logical) access, remote access to any NNSA information technology (IT) systems. UPIV requirements are not applicable to individuals who require a DOE personnel security clearance for the performance of their SNL employment or to foreign nationals. The UPIV process will include the completion of a USAccess Enrollment, SF-85 (Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive Positions) and OF-306 (Declaration of Employment). An unfavorable UPIV determination will result in immediate retrieval of the SNL issued badge, removal of cyber (logical) access and/or removal from SNL subcontract. All MOWs may appeal the unfavorable UPIV determination to DOE/NNSA immediately. If the appeal is unsuccessful, the MOW may try to go through the UPIV process one year after the decision date.

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: 2019-09-26 Expires: 2019-11-27

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

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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