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Nuclear Engineering Intern - Co-Op Job

Date: Aug 4, 2019

Location: MN - Minneapolis, US, 55401

Company: Xcel Energy

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis


Is it time to see how all those college courses translate to the real world?  Are you ready to work alongside experienced professionals on real projects and issues? An internship at Xcel Energy will give you practical experience in the energy industry at a company that’s committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship.



This position is a Co-Op and will take place during the 2019 Fall semester. The successful candidate will be expected to work full-time as a substitute of going to school during this semester.



Through practical field experience and mentoring, successful candidates will gain significant technical experience working as a nuclear engineer. Work with the Engineering staff to complete tasks including:

• Performing calculations for reactor core follow

• Developing and/or Enhancing Programs (lay out)

• Neutronic/Nuclear Design Calculations

• Assist senior engineers with core design calculations


Minimum Requirements

• Must be enrolled in an ABET accredited Nuclear Engineering program or have an ABET accredited degree and enrolled in a Master’s in Engineering (one of which must be Nuclear Engineering)

• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

• Ability to communicate effectively; both written and verbally

• Must be self- motivated and have the ability to work well with others

• Must be interested in a hands-on work approach


If selected, must have reliable transportation to travel to downtown Minneapolis site locations.


A condition of employment will be successfully obtaining and maintaining General Security Clearance and a Nuclear Security Clearance for unescorted access to Xcel Energy nuclear plants including successful completion of nuclear General Access Training (GAT) and the nuclear security screening process (typically consists of an alcohol/drug screen, a criminal history check, a psychological assessment, initial credit and background investigation and periodic credit & criminal history checks).





As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Nuclear Rollup || 45412:FT Nuclear Fuel Service || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 18853

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Intern, Nuclear, Engineer, Nuclear Engineering, Entry Level Engineer, Entry Level, Energy, Engineering