Electronics Student Intern
Jefferson Lab
Newport News, VA
Job ID #: 12085 Location: Newport News, VA
Functional Area: Electronics Division: Exp Nuclear Physics
Position Type: Student Intern Education Required: High School Diploma
Experience Required: Less than 1 year Relocation Provided: No

Position Description

POSITION POSTED: OCTOBER 9, 2019
SALARY RANGE: $23,600 - $34, 00 (SI II)

You‘matter’ to us! Our diverse team at Jefferson Lab includes more than 700 people, including physicists, engineers, computer professionals, technicians and more. From probing the basic building blocks of matter to performing advanced computing and applied research, we are on the leading edge of science and technology. If you are looking for a great job in a unique place where your contributions truly matter, consider Jefferson Lab!

We are currently seeking a Electronics Student Intern...

Student internship for the JLAB Physics Division Fast Electronics Group. The main focus of this group is to provide technical services for the
experimental nuclear physics detector electronics. A student intern will be responsible for the support of engineering and technical staff in the
design, maintenance and repair of electronic devices that the group has developed. Duties will include but not be limited to circuit board part
organization and database entry, PCB testing and repair, soldering, chassis wiring, cable fabrication and installation. The intern will be
expected to use basic hand tools and display mechanical aptitude under supervision.

The student intern will work under the general supervision of the Physics Fast Electronic group personnel to organize parts for multiple circuit
board projects and will work within teams on projects to maintain and organize large quantities of electronic components for different circuit
boards in the Physics division.

The selected Intern will be trained to Jefferson Lab safety requirements and will be expected to follow specific guidelines for personnel and
environmental safety. The Intern will gain insight on general engineering and technical principles to complement their formal
education. Coursework in basic electronics and circuit theory desired.

Position Requirements

Must be enrolled full time in a local college or university in an electrical Engineering (EE) or Electronical Technology (ET) program
with a GPA of 2.5 or better. Must demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills and be able to work in small groups. Interns are expected to work on site at JLab up to 20 hours per week during the semester and hours may increase during breaks from classes (summer, spring, and winter break) The work schedule is determined by his/her Mentor/Supervisor. Internare required to provide an up-to-date transcript to the JLab Human Resources department within two weeks after the end of each semester. Proof of full-time student status and copies of transcripts are required (unofficial copies are acceptable, if followed by official transcripts within 2 weeks).

Mental Requirements

  • Ability to comprehend and follow instructions
  • Ability to understand, remember, and communicate information and make decisions
  • Ability to concentrate on details and detect errors
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks
  • Capable of analytic reasoning
Physical Requirements

  • Ability to traverse across various locations on the laboratory site and access work areas
  • Ability to work at a computer workstation for extended periods
  • Visual capabilities sufficient to use computer workstations, read documents, and see safety alarms
  • Auditory capabilities to hear safety alarms
  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds frequently and 25 pounds occasionally
Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA/Jefferson Lab is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the Lab's equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.