The Center for Computing Research (CCR) at Sandia National Laboratories seeks multiple students to participate in collaborative research across a wide range of areas in computer science, applied mathematics, discrete mathematics, mathematical modeling, computational science and engineering, computational neuroscience and cognitive science (including cognitive and experimental psychology, neuroscience, and linguistics). To access the posting, go to http://www.sandia.gov, click on “Careers” then click on “View All Jobs” and search for the job opening number - 651287 for graduate students and 651289 for undergraduates. Applications should include a CV and a cover letter describing the area that they would like to gain research experience.
Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 and be legally authorized to work in the United States of America. Desired Qualifications include (1) Software development and programming experience (C++, C, Fortran, Matlab, Java, Python), (2) Knowledge or the interest to learn parallel programming such as MPI, OpenMP, and/or threads, (3) Experience with mathematical modeling techniques, including linear and integer programming, statistical modeling, and system dynamics modeling, (4) Experience in psychology, linguistics and neuroscience. These student internships are for motivated and enthusiastic individuals with excellent communication skills and who have the desire to gain research experience in a highly collaborative research environment. Successful applicants will be exposed to a wide range of computational and/or cognitive research at Sandia and will have a strong project-based research experience working directly with Sandia staff scientists.