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Application Development IT Intern (Year Round)

Date: Mar 12, 2019

Location: Erwin, TN, US

Company: BWX Technologies

Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical and management services to support the U.S. government in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry. With approximately 6,100 employees, BWXT has nine major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, BWXT joint ventures provide management and operations at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and two NASA facilities. Follow us on Twitter @BWXTech and learn more at


BWXT is currently seeking an IT Year Round Intern – Application Development for its Erwin, TN location.

The primary responsibilities of the Applications Development Intern include programming and testing for application projects as defined while working under the guidance of NFS Programmer / Analyst (s).  The Intern will be responsible for assisting with other tasks as defined such as support with purchased applications.


The internship is considered a year round, part time position. The working hours can be altered each semester to coordinate with class schedules while the student continues attending school. 


Job Description / Duties

  • The software development environment is primarily Microsoft C# including web and client applications. 
  • The Intern will take direction from project leads that are NFS Programmer/ Analyst (s). 
  • The Intern may be included in requirements gathering, as well as the creation of test plans, performing tests and managing documentation as required.
  • The Intern must be able to work well either on a team or alone with a defined set of tasks to complete. 
  • To be successful, an Intern must be able to communicate well, take direction and learn new skills quickly.


Job Qualifications / Requirements

  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited Undergraduate or Graduate level program pursuing a Computer Science degree.
  • A working knowledge of or course work that is in progress/completed in the areas of SQL and relational design as well as object orientated design practices is required.
  • Must possess strong communication skills
  • Must be able to take directions from others and learn quickly in a fast moving environment
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge, experience or education in the following are preferred:
  • MVVM architecture
  • HTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodology
  • UML
  • MVC architecture
  • Applicants that have more than 18 months until the completion of their programs are strongly preferred 

US Citizenship, with no dual citizenship is required for this position. 

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship with (no dual citizenship) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test and previous employment reference verifications.

BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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