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Posted: 10/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1395681
Categories: Summer Jobs
Keywords: summer

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category
Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Job Summary
Nuclear Waste Partnership, an LLC of AECOM, has exciting opportunities for Internships at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in Carlsbad, New Mexico. 

NWP is the Managing & Operating Contractor for the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) located near Carlsbad, New Mexico.  NWP is an AECOM led partnership, which includes BWXT Technical Services Group, Inc. and ORANO Federal Services LLC.
The WIPP underground facilities comprise a mine constructed and maintained at a depth of 2,150 feet below the surface, within the Salado Formation found in southeastern New Mexico.  This formation is primarily composed of evaporates to include halite (rock salts) common to the Permian Basin region of the Southwestern United States.  The formation also includes a number of clay seams (layers) at various depths throughout the formation.  The underground facility (the mine) serves as a permanent storage facility for transuranic nuclear waste which is a by-product of the nation’s nuclear weapons production programs.

NWP is hiring college students for 2020 summer internships in a variety of disciplines which may include:
Mechanical EngineeringProcurement
Electrical EngineeringAccounting
Civil EngineeringOperations
Chemical Engineering/ChemistryPlant Maintenance
Nuclear EngineeringHuman Resources
Mine EngineeringCommunications and Public Relations
Industrial Safety and HygieneProject Management
Radiological ControlFire Protection
Business AdministrationEmergency Management and Security

This is a paid Internship based on competitive market pay.  You may be eligible for Company sponsored housing and reimbursement of travel expenses as outlined in NWP'S Temporary Assignment Policy.

Business Line
Management Services

Position Title

Position Status

What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Minimum Requirements
  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Must be a US Citizen due to the nature of the project.
  • Must be in a degree program that is relevant to the project.
  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college/university (high school students enrolled in college classes are not eligible).
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Must have completed at least 60 credit hours toward a degree and have a Junior or Senior classification.
  • Must successfully pass a background verification and pre-employment drug screen. 
  • Must supply a current copy of your college transcript.
  • Interns will be required to prepare and deliver a presentation about their experience before the end of the summer.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous WIPP Internship experience is a plus.

Business Group
Management Services Group (MS)


United States of America

USA - New Mexico

Clearance Required