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Engineer Intern (Summer 2023)

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Mt Vernon, IN, US

Company: BWX Technologies


Engineer Intern (Summer 2023)- BWX Technologies, Inc. - Mount Vernon, Indiana


We are looking for motivated college students to join our highly-skilled team of engineers for an exciting summer internship in Mount Vernon, Indiana. Opportunities are available in the following departments:


  • Steam Generator
  • Reactor Vessel
  • Tooling


At BWXT, our interns perform challenging tasks in their field of study while developing and delivering unique engineering solutions for use in a nuclear environment. Our interns work collaboratively as part of our Engineering team and will create/update drawings and procedures, assist with product and/or tooling designs, perform testing and analysis, and assist with project management and the procurement of materials as needed.  A BWXT internship not only provides valuable on the job training but allows you to be a part of something bigger!


BWXT offers paid internships along with a housing stipend for those interns whose home of record is more than 50 miles from Mount Vernon.  Internships will last approximately 10-12 weeks. At the end of the internship, each intern has the opportunity to present their completed work/ assigned projects to the team. 


Successful candidates must be currently enrolled in an ABET accredited mechanical engineering program.  Additionally:

  • Students must be at a sophomore standing or above at the time the internship begins
  • Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • US citizenship with no dual citizenship is required for this position


Preference will be given to students who have also completed coursework in Statics, Mechanics of Materials, and/or Solid Modeling.  






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. 


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.


At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Fortune 1000 and Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,700 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. 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 restoration 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 @BWXT and learn more at



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