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TITANS AutonomyNM gives students the opportunity to innovate and implement autonomous vehicle technologies for our national security mission. AutonomyNM recruits and trains the best and brightest interns from world-class institutions to be the next generation of engineers and scientists. They assist our staff to develop new capabilities and demonstrate cutting-edge research in the lab and beyond. AutonomyNM also provides opportunities to develop the leadership, technical, and professional skills necessary to positively impact the nation through autonomy R&D.

Interns are part of a Sandia program, Technical Internships to Advance National Security (TITANS), which offers students valuable cross-exposure to projects in other TITANS tracks. AutonomyNM is part of the A4H program, which collaborates with Sandia Academic Alliance partners.


What You Gain:

AutonomyNM interns will gain skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

  • Sensors for navigation

  • Automated target recognition

  • Image and digital signal processing

  • Navigation and guidance

  • Advanced control

  • Modeling and simulation of dynamic systems

  • Algorithm development

  • Embedded systems

  • Systems engineering and integration

Students will have the opportunity to work with a research mentor and/or team in one or more of these areas in support of innovative technology development for the national interest.

Application procedure:

  1. Use Sandia’s Careers tool to create a username and password.

  2. Enter “TITANS Autonomy” into the Keywords text eld, and click Search.

  3. Browse the list of TITANS AutonomyNM intern openings.

  4. Complete an online application for a specific intern opening

Students who have not yet entered a graduate program by end of the Spring 2021 semester should apply for the for undergraduate intern posting.

Detailed instructions for using Sandia’s Career tool to apply for a position are also available.