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Engineering Intern-Summer 2020

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Lynchburg, VA, 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


BWX Technologies, Inc. Nuclear Operations Group in Lynchburg, VA (BWXT NOG-L) is currently accepting applications for the summer of 2020 Internship/Co-Op program.


BWXT is seeking Engineering Interns & Co-Ops with the responsibility for providing engineering support including:


  • Developing and delivering unique engineering solutions used in a nuclear environment
  • Creating/Updating drawings and procedures, design, testing, analysis, project management and procurement of materials as needed.




Must be a currently enrolled student in a ABET Accredited Bachelor’s degree program pursuing a degree in Materials Science. This position with BWXT requires applicants to obtain and maintain a government adjudicated clearance. Elements of this clearance include a background investigation under the cognizance of both BWXT and the U. S. government. Background investigations include but are not limited to reviews of criminal activity, financial credit standing, previous employment records, personal references, and foreign national association.  In addition submission to BWXT and government defined drug testing criteria is required and includes an initial drug test with results reported in the required BWXT background investigation.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Your employment is contingent upon your ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance which requires an extensive investigation conducted and adjudicated under the cognizance of the US DOE



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: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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