Undergraduate Interns

Sandia CorporationAlbuquerque, NM

3 months ago


Job Title

Undergraduate Student Intern

Job Location

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Job Overview

We are seeking undergraduate student interns to support experimental research in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and nano-optomechanical systems (NOMS). Our team's research vision is to scientifically understand the physics of electromechanical and optomechanical behavior at microscales and to apply our understanding to engineer physical systems. This internship offers an opportunity to gain skills relevant to a career in research and development, especially in modern micro-scale optical systems, microelectronics, sensors, and quantum information systems. The internship is available year-round and will require a time commitment of 10 to 20 hours per week during the academic year and full-time during the summer. Residence in Albuquerque would make commuting easier.


This is a paid internship position.


  • Apply existing knowledge and gain new knowledge toward photonic, phononic, nano-optomechanical, or RF microsystems.
  • Assist with laboratory maintenance and experiment setup.
  • Program computers to control data acquisition, acquire and manage data, analyze data, etc.
  • Work in a team environment, learn from others, and contribute your knowledge to the team.
  • Specific job assignments will depend upon the needs of the projects at the time and the skills of the student. Assignments are expected to grow in sophistication as the student gains experience.


  • Currently attending and enrolled full time 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 25 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 40 hours per week during the summer.
  • U.S. citizenship.

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