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🚀 Internship

Intern - Systems Engineering for Science of Extreme Environments Research & Innovation (SEERI) - R&D Undergraduate Summer

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • The candidate must be currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program, pursuing a science, engineering, or math major, with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0. They should be able to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer and be a U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident, asylee, or refugee. Ideal candidates will have experience in experimental planning in radiation or nuclear environments, knowledge of nuclear modeling codes, and possess leadership skills. Graduate students in relevant fields are also encouraged to apply.
  • The candidate will analyze irradiation effects and nuclear core performance, support reactor and accelerator operations, conduct radiation effects experiments, and provide configuration management for safety systems and experimental equipment.

Summer Internship

Science, Engineering•Albuquerque


  • We are seeking Summer Undergraduate R&D Interns to perform research and development at nuclear facilities at Sandia National Laboratories.
  • The position entails working in and supporting operations in Tech Area V which consists of two research reactors, the Annular Core Research Reactor and the Critical Experiments reactor, an Auxiliary Hot Cell Facility for waste processing, a Gamma Irradiation Facility, and a Radiation Metrology Laboratory. These student internships exist to assist in various technical assignments related to the operations, maintenance, and configuration management of both existing and future nuclear facilities and associated experimental activities.


  • Qualifications We Require:
  • You bring the confidence and skills to be eligible for the job by meeting these minimum requirements:
  • Currently attending and enrolled full time in the spring term immediately preceding the internship (or scheduled to graduate in the spring) 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 40 hours per week during the summer
  • U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents, asylees or refugees in the U.S.
  • Note: If you have not yet started your undergraduate program, please apply to a high school intern position.
  • Qualifications We Desire:
  • Experience with experimental planning in radiation or nuclear environment
  • Demonstrated experience in nuclear modeling codes
  • Demonstrated attributes of leadership skills
  • Pursuing a graduate degree in Nuclear, Mechanical, Systems, Electrical, Engineering, Health Physics, or related field

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Perform analysis in support of irradiation effects and nuclear core performance
  • Provide Research and Development support in reactor operations, radiation effects experiments, radiation dosimetry, and critical assembly technical design
  • Provide Research and Development support in accelerator operations, modeling accelerator and/or diode performance for design development, radiation effects experiments with accelerators, and radiation dosimetry
  • Proved Research and Development support for configuration management of key nuclear safety systems and experimental equipment in utilized in reactor experiments, reactor operations, engineering and maintenance


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*
  • Affordable housing, reasonable cost of living
  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
  • Outdoor recreation - Ski, snowboard, hike, etc.
  • Experience rich culture and history
  • International Balloon Fiesta
  • Green chile – NM Cuisine
  • Museums, Parks, Sports