Summer interns wanted at DOE Paducah site

Summer interns wanted at DOE Paducah site
This if a photo of DOE summer college intern Alex Montgomery. According to the DOE, intern learn a variety of skills while learning how deactivation and remediation services are safely performed at the Paducah Site. (Source: DOE/Jody Templeton)

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - College students looking for a 2019 summer internship can apply for positions with two of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Paducah, Kentucky site contractors.

According to DOE the college students can apply for the paid positions offered by site deactivation and remediation contractor Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC (FRNP) and infrastructure contractor Swift & Staley Inc. (SSI).

Applicants will learn practical experience working on projects that support infrastructure, deactivation and remediation operations.

The internships are open to students studying engineering, science, mathematics, and business related fields.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Students must be at least 18 years old by Monday, May 20
  • Applicants must be sophomores in good standing at an accredited college or university in pursuit of a bachelor’s or master’s degree
  • Students must possess a minimum 2.5 GPA. Some positions will require a 3.0 GPA.
  • Applicants must be able to successfully pass a drug screen and background check, and be U.S. citizens.
  • A valid driver’s license may be required for some positions 

Students interested in applying for 2019 internships with Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC (FRNP) should send a cover letter with a description of their career goals and position they are applying for by emailing FRNP here. On the email’s subject line include the word “internship.” Applications will be accepted through Monday, March 11. For more information about the FRNP internship click here.

“Internships are a valuable experience for college students, giving them first-hand knowledge and experience working in a professional environment.  These opportunities allow them to apply their classroom knowledge to real work, which greatly enhances their overall education.”
Jennifer Woodard, DOE Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office Paducah Site

Students interested in applying for 2019 internships with Swift & Staley Inc. (SSI) should apply by clicking here. Applications will be accepted through Friday, March 15.

“Each year I am amazed at the talent that comes to our company through this program. It offers something to the student and to our company. In fact, we recently hired a graduate of this program.”
Tammy Courtney, SSI Vice President and Project Manager

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