Sandia National Laboratories Intern - Neutron Generator Cyber Engineering & Technology Technical Graduate Year Round in Albuquerque, New Mexico


We are seeking a Year-Round Technical Graduate Student Intern to support the Cyber Engineering and Technology Department in Sandia’s Component Science Engineering and Production Center.

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

  • Assist R&D and Technical staff members to develop, implement, and monitor a variety of technical processes and programs, and perform analysis of technical options in the Information Technology and Operational Technology space
  • Assist with gathering, defining, and reporting technical program requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned under a staff mentor


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 in an accredited graduate program
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Ability to work up to 30 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer
  • U.S. citizenship

Additional Requirements:

  • Entry-level understanding of information technology or information assurance concepts
  • Proficiency with Microsoft software (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, File Explorer)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level security clearance


  • Active Department of Energy clearance (L/Q) or Department of Defense clearance (S/TS)
  • Enrollment in an accredited graduate-level Management Information Systems (MIS) program
  • Experience with project management or Agile software (i.e., Microsoft Project, Rally, Instagantt, Smartsheet, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with computer programming, data management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), computer networking, and/or cyber security
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Willingness to learn
  • Working knowledge of project management principles and practices demonstrated by work/class experience or by active certifications (i.e., CAPM, Project+)
  • Working knowledge of Agile methodologies
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills

Department Description:

The Cyber Engineering & Technology Department (2577) provides cyber technology products and services for Center 2500. These mission-specific services and products complement the existing corporate infrastructure. Department 2577’s embedded technical resources have deep knowledge and experience with manufacturing products, processes, and people.

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:

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level 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 must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-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 DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.