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The UNM School of Engineering, Engineering Student Success (ESS) Center is committed to providing our students with the best opportunities to help them succeed.  Among the resources we provide, we offer our students help in finding internship and job opportunities with local and national engineering companies.  Due to the success of our program, many of our partner companies have transitioned our engineering and computer science students from interns into full-time employees.  We at ESS are committed to providing our engineering students with internship opportunities that will allow them to gain field experience and to grow professionally.  We also keep our students notified about current job opportunities. Our aim is to highlight the amazing talent that UNM has to offer.  As an added service, we collaborate with UNM Career Services in providing professional development workshops to help with building skills that pertain to career exploration, planning, and enrichment.

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Our very own Nada AbdelHack can help you with that! Send her an email ( with your resume or cover letter, along with what type of help you are looking for. (Yadéeh Sawyer can help with CVs for graduate school.) 

Engineering Companies Interested in Participating

Engineering companies and agencies interested in hosting Engineering and/or Computer Science students as interns, or as full-time or part-time employees, please complete the Company Information Form and submit to or to

Companies interested in hosting student interns through the SPSP Internship Program, please complete the Company Description Form and the Company Agreement Form and return to 

Engineering Students Interested in Participating

Students who are looking for summer internships, please complete the Summer Internship Form and submit to We will add your name to a list of students who are interested in being notified about internship opportunities. 

SPSP Internship Program

UNM School of Engineering provides a limited number of co-op internship opportunities during the fall and spring semesters for students who meet the eligibility requirements.  The aim of the program is to provide students the opportunity to gain field experience and to supplement their learning.  Local, privately owned, participating engineering companies agree to host engineering and/or computer science students for 12 weeks or 180 internship hours.  Participating student interns receive a stipend paid by UNM and by the host company. The program is not available during the summer term.



Internship Opportunities for Engineering & Computer Science Majors

The following companies are providing engineering and computer science students summer internship opportunities. You may apply directly through the company application link.


 The following are internship and/or job postings from companies interested in hiring, or looking for qualified students to work on special assignments

Listings are listed chronologically by application deadline.

  • Summer Intensive Research Internship in Cyber-Physical Systems
    • Deadline: February 15th.
    • Additional Information: Internship will take place June 1-July 24.
  • Los Alamos Computational Physics Student Summer Workshop
    • Deadline: January 20, 2020
    • Additional Information:
      • Paid fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students. 
      • Summary: lectures, projects, conference presentation, team of 2 with mentor. US Citizens only.
      • Dates: Monday June 8 until Friday August 14, 2020
      • Review Topics and apply online. 

 Continual Recruitment:

  • B&D Industries Executive Support Intern. They are looking for an energetic, highly communicative individual to work directly with their Senior Vice President. See the PDF for more details. 
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. See the link for more information. 

P&G Emerging Leader Camp is a paid trip to visit corporate headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio

ISO Intern Program is a paid 12-week 40-hour workweek program. 

NAWCWD STEM Student Employment Program Is a program that is comprised of two types of appointments temporary and flexible term appointments. These programs are available to students enrolled in a program or graduate or undergraduate instruction leading to a bachelor's or advanced degree in a STEM course of study at an institution of higher education. 

Indica Lab Internship has a 12 week program with flexible starting dates. Looking for Computer Science, Data Science, Software Engineering, Web Development, and Machine Learning Students. 

Johnson Controls is looking to fill a variety of positions. 

Palo Alto has a 12 week engineering internship in Nuclear Generation. Visit their website for more information. 


Pacific Northwest National Labs Internship

There is still time to apply for a summer internship with Pacific Northwest National Labs (PNNL). To learn more go to or you may contact Sabrina Hoyle at

There is more information on their internship flyer



New Mexico Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence(IC-CAE) This program is to ensure students interested in national security careers develop the knowledge, skills, and relationships necessary to compete for the Intelligence Community. Submit the application and an unofficial transcript to Dr. Ken Carpenter . 

LANL Internship Opportunities: LANL is hiring SU2020 interns through the DOE Office of Environmental Management Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program. We are looking for undergraduate and graduate students who attend an accredited minority serving institution and are majoring in Bioscience, Computing, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Geosciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics, and Physical Sciences. More information about the positions is available here.

Virgin Galatic Application for 2020 Summer Internship is open. 

AFRL Scholars ProgramApply now for the 2020 Paid Summer Internship Program. 

Deadline January 14, 2020

Stellar Science has positions available locally and nationally for CS seniors, graduate and alumni- visit  to learn more and to apply

Sandia National Labs has a year-round internship position.  Internship posting is 667010 for a Mechanical, Electrical, and Chemical Engineer. More information on the site: 

1. Select the  link to access our careers site.  
2. Sign In to access your account or if you are not an existing user select the New User link to create one.
3. Review the job description and select the Apply button to begin your application.

NASA Internships are competitive awards to support educational opportunities that provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, as well as educators. These opportunities serve students by integrating interns with career professionals emphasizing mentor-directed, degree-related tasks while contributing to the operation of a NASA facility or the advancement of NASA's missions.  Application Deadlines

Idaho National Labs is taking applications for internship opportunities.  See attached flyer for details

Descartes Labs has internship opportunities. They are looking for Software Engineers. See attached flyer for details.  Visit to apply.

LANL is looking for summer interns. Please go to for more information and to apply

Scientific Software Developer Paid Internship is seeking interns. Selected Interns will support object-oriented C++ software development in the following domains: computer vision and image processing, image simulation, high power microwave systems modeling and simulation, laser source generation and effects modeling, computational electromagnetics (CEM), space situational awareness (SSA), high performance computing (HPC), and computer aided design (CAD) tools, among others. The main requirements are that candidates be top-notch, responsible, self-motivated, honest, able to work well independently or in small teams, and be able to rapidly learn new languages, tools, and techniques as needed to meet mission requirements.  For more information see the attached flyer. View Scientific Software Developer Paid Internship

Great River Technology is looking for a highly motivated Electrical Design Engineer.  See attached flyer for further details and information on how to apply.

Transcore's Amtech Technology Center is currently seeking an Engineering Technician with 1 year experience.  See attached flyer for further information or visit 

AECOM is seeking engineers in variety of disciplines.  They are hiring in the Albuquerque area and in other states, visit their website for more information. 

Honeywell Explore opportunities in Cyber Engineering.  To learn more and to apply go to 

APS/Palo Verde Generating Station is offering Engineering Internships and more.  Go to to learn more

NMDOT has positions in a variety of different disciplines throughout the state of New Mexico.  See attached flyer for more details

Wilson & Company, Inc., Engineers & Architects provides engineering, architecture, planning, environmental, survey and mapping, and construction management services. Its projects include alternative delivery, architecture, construction management, energy, environmental, federal, land development, mechanical and electrical, planning, public works, railroad, supply chain logistics, surveying, transportation, and water resources. For more details go to:

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is looking for exceptional interns in the following areas: Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Transportation Technology, Clean Energy Technology & Environmental Sustainability, Electrical Grid & Wireless Technologies, Environmental Safety, High Performance Computing, National Homeland Security programs support, Nuclear Fuels & materials, Nuclear Fuel Management, Nuclear Nonproliferation, Nuclear Power Plant Safety Systems, Nuclear Reactor Design, and more.  To apply email or see attached flyer to know more.

Western States Fire Protection looking for design engineers, project managers, safety professional, and inspectors. Internship opportunities are available. See attached flyer for further details.

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi-industrial leader serving a wide renge of customers in more than 150 countries.  If you are interested in working on creating intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure, next generation transportation systems, look into applying to Johnson Controls.  See attached flyer for further details.

CIA is hiring graduate and undergraduate students.  Apply on line at  Learn about the Graduate Internship opportunity or the undergraduate Internship opportunity.

LoadPath is hiring a sophomore or junior Mechanical Engineering student. See the flyer or the website.

Jabil is looking for Quality/Validation Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Production Supervisors, and Technicians. To get more information see the flyer.

AeroTek is looking for an entry-level engineer that has an Engineering Bachelor's Degree. 

The State Assessor's Office is looking for a programming intern.

The U.S. Department of State Internship Program is offering U.S. citizen graduate and undergraduate students a chance to witness and participate in the formulation and implementation of U.S. foreign policy, working closely with representatives of the U.S. Department of State's Foreign and Civil Services.  The program is both professionally and academically beneficial, provides participants with hand-on experience in a federal agency setting, and insight into substance and daily operations of U.S. foreign policy.  For more information contact Kenneth P. Chavez, Diplomat in Residence, at  All engineering and computer science majors may apply.