Intern - START HBCU, Cyber Security RD Undergrad Summer at Sandia National Laboratories (Albuquerque, NM)

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Intern - START HBCU, Cyber Security RD Undergrad Summer
We are seeking an Intern - START HBCU, Cyber Security R&D Undergad Summer
The Securing Top Academic Research Talent at Historically Black Colleges & Universities (START HBCU) Institute is designed to provide research collaborations with Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and to develop an intentional talent pipeline for minority students in STEM. 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. The START HBCU Institute will hire interns into several critical mission areas for summer 2023.
As a Cyber Security Intern at Sandia, you will be guided by a technical mentor and work closely with a team of researchers and interns on issues of national significance.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
  • Leverage your skills across numerous domains, including software/hardware development, data analysis and machine learning, reverse engineering, and machine and network virtualization.
  • Team with Sandia cybersecurity subject matter experts and fellow interns to solve real-world problems with real-world national security impact.


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.

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 (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. citizenship
Note: If you have not yet started your undergraduate program, please apply to a high school intern position.
Additional requirements:
  • Attendance at a Historically Black College/University during the spring 2023 academic term
  • Experience in at least one of the following programming languages: Python, C, C++, Java, Go, Perl, Ruby or R


Qualifications We Desire

  • Demonstrated knowledge in core computer science concepts (e.g. data structures and algorithms, databases, operating systems, computer networks)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in critical advanced computer science and cybersecurity topics (e.g. malware reverse engineering, machine learning and data science, virtualization, software defined networks, mobile device security and protocols)
  • Scholarship for Service Recipient


About Our Team

The Emerging Technologies Security department delivers research and engineering support to US Government cybersecurity defense missions in the domains of cloud and mobile. By understanding and anticipating changes in information technology paradigms and how they are used by the nation's adversaries, the department delivers recommendations and capabilities that are timely and impactful. Department staff have broad expertise in the topics of software development, commercial cloud platform configuration and architecture, reference architecture design and implementation, software defined networking, virtualization and virtual machine introspection, mobile OS internals, broadband wireless protocols, software defined radio, protocol reverse engineering, and red teaming.

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: http://www.sandia.gov
*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.

EEO

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.
More Information on Sandia National Laboratories
Sandia National Laboratories operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Albuquerque, NM and Livermore, CA. Sandia National Laboratories was founded in 1949. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 2 open jobs at Sandia National Laboratories, click here.
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