Engineering Intern / Co-Op Pipeline

Date: Nov 29, 2023

Location: Lynchburg, VA, 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 6,400 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



Advanced Technologies Intern / Co-Op Job Category Posting:


At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine, and space exploration. We have manufacturing facilities, laboratories, and work sites all across the country, all of which require products and services to work efficiently and effectively. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXT and learn more at


BWXT is currently seeking interns / co-ops for its Advanced Technologies Lynchburg, VA location. This requisition will serve as a pipeline to fulfill positions as needed. 


Potential engineering disciplines are listed below:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nuclear Core Design
  • Thermal Hydraulic Design
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • System Design
  • Materials Science / Engineering
  • Additive Manufacturing 
  • Test Engineering
  • Nuclear Software Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Research Support
  • Radiation Shielding 
  • Aerospace Engineering 
  • AI / Machine Learning
  • Chemistry / Chemical Engineering
  • Civil / Structural Engineering
  • Computer Science / Engineering
  • Data Science / Engineering
  • Fuel Performance Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Control / Electrical Engineering


BWXT is seeking interns / co-ops with the responsibility for providing support in areas not limited to:

  • Develop and deliver unique engineering solutions used in a nuclear environment.
  • Create/Update drawings and procedures, design, test, examine, project management and procure materials as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Develop and present final reports.


Job Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Must be a currently enrolled student, pursuing a degree in Engineering. 
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.


BWX Technologies embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and/or local law.



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 and other health and safety protocols. 


As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.


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 and the 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: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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