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Intern - START HBCU Technology Transfer - Business Undergraduate Summer

Company: Sandia National Laboratories
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

What Your Job Will Be Like:
The Securing Top Academic Research Talent at Historically Black Colleges & Universities (START HBCU) Institute is designed to provide collaborations with Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and to develop an intentional talent pipeline for minority students in various Business fields. We are interested in identifying candidates from HBCUs and growing collaboration opportunities between HBCUs and Sandia. A key part of this is through granting summer internships to undergraduate students to work at Sandia National Laboratories.
Are you interested in learning how inventions and scientific research are transformed into new products and services that benefit society? Then, you will want to apply for this Technology Transfer Internship. We are seeking STEM and Business junior and senior undergraduates for a Summer Technology Transfer Internship focused on semiconductor and microelectronics technology to gain hands-on experience with technology transfer at a national lab.
Program highlights include:

  • Gaining tech transfer skills in Intellectual Property, Licensing, Market Analysis, and more

  • Learning about semiconductor and microelectronics technologies

  • Developing commercialization and start-up plans

  • Conducting market research, and gathering and analyzing information

    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 related undergraduate program

    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0

    • Ability to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer

    • U.S. citizenship
      Additional requirements:
      Attendance at a Historically Black College/University ( during the Spring 2024 academic term

      Note: If you have not yet started your undergraduate program, please apply to a high school intern position.
      Qualifications We Desire:

      • An entrepreneurial spirit

      • Excellent written and verbal communications

      • Demonstrated ability to work in cross-discipline teams and individually towards a stated goal

      • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and deadlines

      • Knowledge of or experience with marketing

      • Experience conducting research and analysis

      • Passion and interest in science and technology

      • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel

        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.
        About Our Team:
        The Business Development (BD) & Data Analysis, Visualization and Communications (DAV-C) Departments (1981) is responsible for business development support to Sandia's program management centers and program portfolios. BD brings together technical and program development related functions to ensure mission success. Staff members assist in strategy development, discovery of sponsor/customer requirements, technology road mapping, stakeholder/partner engagement, and communicating Sandia's unique capabilities relative to national security needs. The department also provides data analysis and visual communications to support leadership decision making, streamline business processes, enhance technology usability and facilitate internal and external collaborations.
        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:*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.
          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.
          NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:
          If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.
          If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.
          Job ID: 691456

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