Los Alamos National Laboratory Nuclear Criticality Safety Post Bachelor's Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
As a Nuclear Criticality Safety (NCS) Post-Bac Student, you will be introduced to various physical and mechanical design documents such as drawings and schematics, and investigate problems affecting nuclear criticality safety. You will also a ssist in computational NCS studies, learn the basics of the NCS discipline, and assists in the preparation and presentation of nuclear criticality safety technical reports and evaluations.
You, the student, will be mentored by analysts and the internship provides calculation and work experience that will enhance your undergraduate curriculum.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Nuclear or Chemical Engineering or a related field awarded in the past 3 years.
Have a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Experience writing technical papers or proposals.
Demonstrated experience working in a team environment with good communication skills.
Completed coursework or research experience in one of the disciplines outlined above.
Candidates must have completed a bachelor's degree within the past 3 years, but have not been accepted and enrolled in a graduate program and have a minimum GPA of a 3.0 for consideration. Students who have pursued a degree in Nuclear or Chemical Engineering preferred.
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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Vacancy Name: IRC83830
Organization Name NCS/Nuclear Criticality Safety
Req ID: IRC83830
Category: Student - Post Bachelor