1+ months

Intern - III-V Microelectronics - R&D Graduate Summer

Albuquerque, NM 87102


What Your Job Will Be Like:





We are seeking a motivated R&D Graduate Summer Intern to join our compound semiconductor microelectronics team! We work in a highly collaborative teaming environment to conduct III-N compound semiconductor research and development toward the realization of microelectronic devices for multiple applications. The selected candidate will contribute to and support research and development activities enabling the realization of novel III-N based microelectronics devices using our world-class microfabrication and characterization facilities.



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





+ Apply basic understanding of physics and electrical engineering principles, theories, concepts, and practices



+ Participate in the modeling, design, and development of electrical devices



+ Contribute to the fabrication process development and construction of electrical devices



+ Aid in the test of these devices, including wafer-level and packaged part level characterization



+ Work successfully in a dynamic, interdisciplinary, teaming environment.







Posting Duration:



This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.



Qualifications We Require:



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 in the spring term immediately preceding the internship (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.



Qualifications We Desire:





+ Senior-level or graduate coursework in device physics and fabrication



+ Experience characterizing materials and devices



+ Experience with data analysis techniques to drive conclusions



+ Excellent communication and documentation skills





About Our Team:



The III-V Microelectronics Department is responsible for the research and technology foundation of Group III-V compound semiconductors within the Microsystems Science, Technology and Components Center that enables the creation, development and delivery of microelectronic components addressing high-performance, harsh-environment communication, sensing and control problems. We work throughout the Technology Readiness Level range from TRL1 (basic principles observed and reported) to TRL6 (representative of the deliverable demonstrated in relevant environments), and partner as appropriate to assure the delivery of qualified products to our customers.Our Department focus in working from TRL3 (key elements demonstrated analytically or experimentally) to TRL4/5 (key elements demonstrated in a controlled/relevant environment) offers value to customers interested in the feasibility of proposed microtechnology or microsystems integration solutions to their problems, and to customers who need a trusted partner or supplier to create and deliver on stated performance, size, weight, power and cost benefits relative to alternatives. Meeting project milestone and delivery commitments are critical to success in our R&D business. Core Department capabilities include electronic modeling and simulation; epitaxial design, growth and characterization; rad-hard microelectronic device and circuit design, microfabrication, characterization, and reliability; and high-reliability microelectronic product design, characterization, and delivery for high-consequence system applications.



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 with amazing impact 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 work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)



+ Generous vacations, strong medical 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:



Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. 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.



Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.



EEO:



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.



Job ID: 686937

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  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-11-30 Expires: 2023-02-08

 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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