U.S. nationals: Intern (Energy Water System Integration Technical Graduate Summer)

Sandia National Laboratories

Albuquerque, NM, US

What Your Job Will Be Like

We are seeking an Intern Summer – Technical Grad
On any given day, you may be called on to:
  • Conduct a literature search on how water-related decisions are made at the individual and organization levels
  • Apply text mining algorithms on newspaper articles to identify patterns
  • Share findings with subject matter experts and other researchers
  • Write reports summarizing findings

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 (or scheduled to graduate in the spring) in an accredited 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

  • Experience studying the intersection between physical and social dimensions of water resources
  • Interest in natural language processing tools and techniques (e.g., topics modeling and semantic analysis)
  • Programming in Python, R, or similar software
  • Pursuing graduate degree in relevant discipline within sciences or engineering
  • Background in complex systems and/or coupled natural and human systems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work at least 8 weeks

About Our Team

The Energy Water System Integration department works at the intersection of the coupled human (engineered systems) and natural systems to support the security of the nation¿s energy water systems. We do this through data modeling and analysis, geo-spatial analysis, hydrology and hydrogeology modeling, climate impact assessments to energy water systems at the watershed scale, risk assessments, and decision support tools.

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 schedules, generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*





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