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New Opportunity at Sandia National Laboratory

Interested in earning a master's degree in engineering or science and then working for the prestigious Sandia National Laboratory? Then Sandia's Master's Fellowship Program (MFP) is for you.

MFP is a special, entry level hiring program for recent or upcoming (May) technical bachelor's degree holders interested in a career in national security at the labs.

How to Apply

Interested candidates will need to apply to a minimum of three of the top-rated Sandia Academic Alliance schools for the master's degree. Upon acceptance at one of these schools the candidate will begin employment at Sandia. Candidates will work on site at Sandia for at least two months before beginning graduate studies and while on summer breaks during the master’s degree program.

While in school, Sandia pays for tuition, tuition-associated costs, subject to certain program requirements, and also relocation assistance. Candidates will receive a competitive stipend and eligible employee benefits while in school. Upon graduation, you will return to Sandia to begin your career!

Upon successful completion of the master’s program, candidates will return to Sandia to serve as a regular full-time staff member in a science, engineering, or related technical specialty at one of our labs in Albuquerque, NM or Livermore, CA. The actual job assignment at time of graduation from the master's program is typically determined by the hiring organization, based on business mission needs.

There is a service requirement of two years of employment for each year of school completed in the MFP. Candidates are requested to also apply for a fellowship from the National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) to assist with tuition costs.

Qualifications Required

Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0

Bachelor's degree in STEM discipline; degree must be conferred from an be ABET-accredited academic institution by spring 2017 or within three years prior to starting graduate school; students enrolled in concurrent BS/MS programs may also apply.

Ability and desire to obtain a master's degree in a technical, science or engineering area of critical need to the laboratories.

Interest in a career in national security, to serve our nation.

Qualifications Desired

Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 or above, as an indicator of academic excellence.

Participation in leadership or other extracurricular activities that demonstrate teamwork and initiative.

Relevant research or work/internship experience.

Interest in working in a multidisciplinary laboratory environment.

Applicants are encouraged to include a cover letter, addressing how your career interests and academic strengths align with Sandia’s national security mission.

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