Los Alamos National Laboratory Power Systems/Power Electronics Modeling Summer Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Come join the best and brightest minds in the world at one of the most innovative and creative multidisciplinary research institutions engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. The work we do at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) matters to our country and the world.
The Information Sciences and Modeling group (A-1) is looking for outstanding candidates in the field of power systems/power electronics modeling and electrical engineering.
The successful candidate will support projects that focus on solving emerging and challenging problems in the areas of electrical power system modeling, simulation, and analysis. The candidate is expected to work in an interdisciplinary environment with significant collaborative research.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
All viable candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 for consideration, be admitted into a degree program, and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours in the semester prior to the internship.
Collaboration : Working level knowledge of and successful demonstrated experience in developing and fostering successful organizational teams
Research Experience : Experience in modeling electrical machines and power electronics; experience in multi-conductor electric distribution systems is highly preferred. Modeling experience in MATLAB/Simulink (preferred), PSCAD, SPICE, OpenDSS
Communication : Good interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills
Experience or expertise in one or more of the following areas:
Scientific/numerical programming experience
Experience in solving practical science and engineering problems, especially in the context of electrical machines, power electronics, and industrial power systems
Background in electrical engineering with a power systems/electronics specialization
Publications in peer reviewed scientific journals
Note to Applicants: A resume, cover letter, three references and current transcript, showing the GPA and course work requirements, are required.
Location: This position will be physically located inLos Alamos, NM.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
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Contact Name Wilson, Amber
Vacancy Name: IRC83851
Organization Name A-1/Information Systems and Modeling
Req ID: IRC83851
Category: Student - Undergraduate