To introduce students to the field of nuclear science and industry while challenging their abilities as engineers and scientists to work independently as well as part of a team.
Potential candidates for an internship position at the Rhode Island Nuclear Science Center (RINSC) shall be legal United States residents over the age of 18 currently holding or seeking a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Candidates must submit to and pass a standard background check.
Internships at the RINSC may last from one summer (May-August) up to one year. Students completing satisfactory work during a summer internship will be welcomed to return the following summer.
Internships may begin at any point during the year.
Currently the RINSC holds two paid internships. They require a minimum 18 hour work week. These hours are not regularly scheduled and can be completed in coordination with RINSC staff. Unpaid interns can work with the staff to design a schedule that benefits both the intern and the Nuclear Science Center and fulfills program objectives.
Intern’s time is split between three areas: