Job Title: Student Intern – Radiological Control & Radiation Safety (Dosimetry/Instrumentation)
Location: Amarillo, Texas or Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Job Title: Student Intern – Radiological Control & Radiation Safety (Dosimetry/Instrumenation)
Career Level From: Undetermined
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Organization: Radiological Control (50000347)
Job Specialty: Undetermined
What You’ll Do
The Y-12 National Security Complex and Pantex Plant are recruiting for summer 2022 internship opportunities in Health Physics/Radiation Protection. The Internship Program is a 10-12 week program that offers challenging assignments, projects, and career development workshops to enhance your professional growth.
As an intern in the Radiation Protection department you will be involved with a wide range of introductory tasks related to the science of Radiation Protection. The primary emphasis will be related to either external dosimetry or radiation protection instrument calibration or general health physics applications, depending upon the student’s interests and background. Regardless of project focus, the student will be introduced to a wide variety of topics in order to achieve a broad overview of the field: internal dosimetry (interpreting bioassay data, running dose calculation codes, evaluating quality control data and processes), external dosimetry (dosimeter processing and analysis) and radiation protection instrumentation, as well as introduction to National and International Standards and DOE Regulations related to the field of Radiation Protection.
The internship position will remain open until all candidates have been identified.
What You Can Expect
· Meaningful work and unique opportunities to support missions vital to national and global security
· Top-notch, dedicated colleagues
· Generous pay and benefits with a stable organization
· Career advancement and professional development programs
· Work-life balance fostered through flexible work options and wellness initiatives
Minimum Job Requirements
· To be considered for the Radiological Health (Dosimetry) Intern position, applicants must be working toward or have completed a degree in Radiation Protection Technology/Health Physics or Science/Engineering with an emphasis in Radiation Protection or Nuclear Engineering.
· Students who have graduated are eligible up to one year post graduation. In addition, you must have completed (at a minimum) your sophomore year in college, have an overall GPA (grade point average) of 3.0/4.0 or above, and be a United States citizen.
· A completed online application is required. You must include a resume and current transcript. Ensure that your graduation date and GPA are listed on your resume. Failure to attach a resume and transcript will eliminate you from the selection process.
Preferred Job Requirements
· Background in electronics is preferred for those candidates interested in Radiation Protection Instrumentation.
The minimum education and experience for the lowest career level in the job posting range are listed under Minimum Job Requirements. Successful candidates hired into a higher career level than the minimum in the range must meet the requirements listed in the job leveling charts for the career level into which they are being hired.
If a range of Career Levels is posted, i.e., Senior Associate to Senior Specialist, internal applicants already in one of the Career Levels would come across at their current Career Level. Internal applicants currently in a lower level Career Level would move to the lowest posted Career Level.
Requires a Q clearance; however all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of their current clearance status. The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy Q clearance is required.
Position may require entry into Materials Access Areas (MAA) and participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). If HRP is required, candidate must complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph, pursuant to 10CFR 709. Medical requirements may apply.
COVID Vaccine: The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all CNS employees unless granted an exemption because of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.
CNS is a drug-free workplace. Candidates accepting a job offer will be required to pass a pre-placement physical, drug screening and background investigation. As an employee, you may be required to receive and maintain a security clearance from the United States Department of Energy in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information or matter. U.S. citizenship is a requirement for security clearance applicants. All employees are subject to being randomly selected for drug testing without advance notification.
CNS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability or veteran status.