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2018-05-102018-06-21

Intern - Lab Assistant R&D Undergraduate Year Round

Livermore, CA
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We are seeking a Lab Assistant R&D Undergraduate Year Round



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



+ Assist with our research on the fabrication and characterization of metal structures with hierarchical porosity that show promise for hydrogen storage, battery, catalyst, fuel cell, and medical sensing and therapeutic applications

+ Perform some pre\-defined laboratory experiments, help with analysis and presentation of experimental data and numerical simulation results, and contribute to the upkeep of a safe, orderly, productive, and compliant laboratory



Required:



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



+ Currently attending and enrolled full time 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 25 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer

+ U\.S\. citizenship



Desired:



+ Computer programming skills

+ The ability to work at least 10 hours per week during the academic year

+ Applicants who include a cover letter that briefly describes their availability, skills, and interestes and demonstrates their writing proficiency are strongly preferred



Department Description:



The Energy Nanomaterials Department is a research organization specializing in the synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials for energy and national security applications\. Projects and capabilities in the department's research portfolio include nanoporous materials for sensing, catalysis, energy harvesting, and gas storage; materials for energy and hydrogen storage; thermoelectrics; and nanoscale materials characterization, including extensive electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, and nanoindentation instrumentation\. The department is a key element in a diverse set of materials science organizations and resources, managed both locally and across the corporation\. We partner broadly with other personnel within Sandia and many external institutions\.



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 \(DOE\)\-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

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