Temporary Summer Student

Nuclear Regulatory Commission | King of Prussia, PA

Posted Date 8/26/2019
Description These positions are located in various offices at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Headquarters in Rockville, MD, Region I- King of Prussia, PA, Region II- Atlanta, GA, Region III- Lisle, IL, Region IV- Arlington, TX and the Technical Training Center (TTC)- Chattanooga, TN. These positions are Non Bargaining Unit.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) views summer interns as our future workforce. The work performed is professional in nature and in a learning environment that gives the student intern the opportunity to evaluate the work for potential long-term employment. Student employment assignments are based on the functions and tasks performed in the organization to which you are assigned and ideally related to your academic and career goals. Areas of assignment could include engineering and science, accounting, finance, information technology, among others, for more information visit http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/employment/students.html.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY:

To qualify for these positions all applicants MUST have a cumulative GPA of 2.85 or higher, be enrolled in a degree seeking program in the Fall of 2019 and meet the academic criteria specified below.  

The NRC is  accepting applications for the following disciplines:

Accounting:  Accounting, Finance, Statistics

Engineering: Nuclear, Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Fire Protection, Chemical, Industrial, Environmental

Physical Science:  Geology, Health Physics, Hydrology

Business (Graduate Students Only): MBA, Human Resources, Contract Management, International Policy, International Affairs, Public Administration, Emergency Management, Political Science

Information Technology: Cybersecurity, Cloud computing, Data Analysis, Computer Science/ Information Technology 

You must apply for only one grade level (GG-4, GG-05, GG-07, OR GG-09). 

If you are an undergraduate student, your grade level will be based on the following: (PLEASE NOTE: the number of semester hours is based on the end of the 2019/2020 academic year. (May/June 2020)

  • Engineering and Science GG-04 grade level (0899/1399 job series): You must be a high school graduate with 30 to 59 semester hours of college credit.
  • Engineering and Science GG-05 grade level (0899/1399 job series): You must be a high school graduate with 60 to 90 or more semester hours of college credit.
  • All other disciplines GG-04 grade level: You must be a high school graduate with 30 to 89 semester hours of college credit
  • All other disciplines GG-05 grade level: You must be a high school graduate with 90 or more semester hours of college credit

If you are a graduate student, your grade level will be based on the following:   

  • GG-5 grade level: Bachelor's with a GPA of at least 2.85 but below 2.95 on a 4.0 scale.
  • GG-7 grade level: Bachelor's with a GPA of at least 2.95 on a 4.0 scale or completion of one full academic year of graduate level education.
  • GG-09 grade level: Completion of two academic years of graduate level education or a Master's degree or equivalent.

Ideal candidates should also possess the following: Basic skills in using office automation programs such as Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point (or other desktop software programs) and effective organizational and communication skills suitable for a professional environment. 

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