Careers

Special Programs

Special career opportunities for select individuals

Join Sandia's workforce while receiving support and training to achieve your dreams and reach greater heights in your education and career.

Critical Skills Master's Program

Fully funded master's of science degrees are available through Sandia's Critical Skills Master's Program. Successful applicants will become full-time Sandia employees, work at Sandia for at least two months, and then enter graduate school full-time. While in school, participants will receive benefits and stipends from Sandia. Upon graduating with their master's degrees, participants are guaranteed job placement at Sandia. Learn more about CSMP.

Master's Fellowship Program

Exceptional minority candidates with bachelor's degrees can receive fully funded master's of science degrees through Sandia's Master's Fellowship Program. Successful applicants will become full-time Sandia employees. After working at Sandia for at least two months, participants will enter graduate school full-time, while receiving benefits and stipends from Sandia. Participants are guaranteed job placement at Sandia after receiving their master's degrees. Learn more about MFP.

Nonlinear Mechanics and Dynamics Summer Research Institute

Participants from around the world are invited to work in small teams on projects germane to interfacial mechanics and jointed structures. This six-week summer institute will bring together graduate students and early career researchers from the United States and international communities. Research proposals are also being solicited for the institute. The deadline for all applications and research proposals is March 1, 2014. Learn more about this institute.

Wounded Warrior Career Development Program

U.S. military veterans with combat-related injuries can acquire career-based skills through Sandia's Wounded Warrior Career Development Program. All Wounded Warrior hires are employed for a limited term (1–2 years) and receive extensive training, mentoring, and support to help them transition to civilian careers. The program offers flexible work schedules to assist participants in their pursuit of higher education. After completing the Wounded Warrior program, participants may be offered regular, full-time employment. Learn more about the Wounded Warrior program.