Intern - Center for Computing Research (CCR) Technical High School Summer
Sandia National Laboratories
January 8, 2018
Albuquerque, New Mexico
: We are seeking an Intern Summer \- Technical High School The Center for Computing Research \(CCR\) at Sandia creates technology and solutions for many of our nation's most demanding national security challenges\. The Center's portfolio spans the spectrum from fundamental research to state\-of\-the\-art applications\. Our work includes computer system architecture \(both hardware and software\); enabling technology for modeling physical and engineering systems; and support research in discrete mathematics, data analytics, cognitive modeling, and decision support\. The CCR enterprise is closely tied to the laboratories' broader set of missions and strategies\. Application areas include nuclear weapons, cyber security, and energy and CO2 challenges such as climate modeling, alternative energy technologies, and improvements to the power grid\. We also serve as stewards of important capabilities for the nation in high\-strain\-rate physics, scientific visualization, mesh generation, and computational materials\. We maintain world\-class research programs in computational and discrete mathematics, computer science, scalable algorithms, and large\-scale high performance computer systems\. In cybersecurity, we focus on open, exploratory research in partnership with academia and industry\. The CCR is the primary means by which Sandia engages the external computational science research community, annually hosting over 50 faculty visitors and 50 summer graduate student interns in an exciting and highly multidisciplinary research environment\. CCR researchers have access to Sandia's state\-of\-the\-art parallel\-computing environment including numerous large\-scale clusters, visualization servers, and other specialized computing systems, as well as laboratories for assessing human performance, simulating cyber networks, performing cyber training and doing exploratory data analysis\. Required: You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements: + Attending a local high school or living with a parent or legal guardian near the work site if under 18 years of age+ Enrolled full time, as defined by the school+ Minimum cumulative GPA of 3\.0/4\.0+ Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer+ Minimum 16 years of age+ U\.S\. citizenship Additional Requirements: + Should be self\-directed, with strong leadership and teamwork abilities+ Software development experience Department Description: Center for Computing Research \- Sandia National Laboratories The Center for Computing Research \(CCR\) at Sandia creates technology and solutions for many of our nation's most demanding national security challenges\. The Center's portfolio spans the spectrum from fundamental research to state\-of\-the\-art applications\. Our work includes computer system architecture \(both hardware and software\); enabling technology for modeling physical and engineering systems; and research in discrete mathematics, data analytics, cognitive modeling, and decision support materials 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
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation with major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, bio...technology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense. To learn more, please visit our website at www.sandia.gov. We are searching for a Manager for the Semiconductor Device Sciences Department for the Albuquerque facility. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.