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Engineering Intern-TSG (Summer 2022)

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Erwin, TN, US

Company: BWX Technologies


At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,650 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental remediation and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at



Engineering Intern (Summer 2022) -  BWX Technologies, Inc  -  Erwin, TN


BWXT is seeking qualified and motivated college students to join our highly skilled team of engineers for unique opportunities at our Technical Services Group project sites.  BWXT offers paid internships at many of our sites across the nation, including in Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, and Pennsylvania.  Interns hired for this position will perform challenging tasks in their field of study while developing and delivering unique engineering solutions used in a nuclear environment.



Among other tasks, our interns can expect to create/update drawings and procedures, assist with product and/or tooling design, perform testing and analysis, and assist with project management and procurement of materials as needed.  Be a part of something big and help support the defense industry while gaining valuable knowledge and honing your skills!



Successful candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited college/university studying chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, mechanical, or nuclear engineering AND:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Have successfully completed courses or have experience in engineering drawing such as AutoCad and Solid Works.



Internships will last approximately 10-12 weeks, but may be extended in some situations.  At the conclusion of the internship, students will be required to present a detailed project report describing their completed work and assigned projects.




As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 safety protocols, including, but not limited to, any applicable COVID-19 vaccination and/or testing requirements.  In accordance with current and anticipated federal contractor COVID-19 vaccination requirements, BWXT has implemented a policy that all U.S. employees, including new hires, will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 for those under a current federal contract mandate, and January 3, 2022 for all others.  This means that any existing BWXT employees and new hires, whether working at a customer site, working remotely, or working in a BWXT facility, will be required to adhere to applicable COVID-19 requirements and will be required to show proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Requests for a reasonable accommodation will be reviewed and assessed pursuant to applicable law and Company policy.  Please speak with your BWXT Talent Acquisition Representative to determine which deadline will apply to the work location assigned to the job you are seeking and whether you can satisfy this condition of employment.



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 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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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