Rotational Engineer #1
Requisition # 2018-9609
Department PPPL Engineering and Infrastrc
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Title - Rotational Engineer (ERot)
Closing date - Feb 1, 2019
Multiple positions available
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) is seeking Bachelor degreed candidates for assignments within the Engineering Rotational (ERot) Program. At PPPL we develop scientific understanding and key innovations needed to realize fusion as a safe and economic energy source for the world. Engineers play a crucial role in this grand challenge of the 21st century working in close collaboration with world-class physicists and tackling difficult scientific and technical problems. The Engineering Rotational program is an opportunity for enthusiastic recent graduates to gain the experience and the exposure needed to prepare for future technical leadership. This is your chance to join an innovative team developing an energy source for the future.
This program consists of four, six-month rotations, totaling 2-years of experience to grow your technical expertise through coaching, mentoring and training with some of our best engineers. You will experience a wide scope of engineering assignments across all phases of the product life cycle, including: technology development, analysis and design, fabrication, installation, experimental operation and more. Every six months, you will move to a new assignment that allows you to develop your knowledge of engineering, and to build new professional relationships.
We are looking for a team player with excellent communication, problem solving and analytical skills, with a strong work ethic, leadership potential and a track record of academic achievement.
*HOW TO APPLY*
Please upload all the following documents:
1. Current resume or CV.
2. Unofficial transcripts for all current and past degrees.
3. The contact details of two references.
4. A 300 word essay describing how your specific skills and interests pertain to one of the focus areas above, and why you should be selected for an internship.
If any one of the 4 components are not included, application will be rejected and will no longer be considered.
Candidates must have received a Bachelor's degree within the past 24 months, or will obtain within the next 8 months, from an accredited college or university. Suitable degrees are in Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical, Software, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Material Science or similar.
Minimum overall GPA of 3.3 required.
You must be eligible for work in the United States.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Standard Weekly Hours
Eligible for Overtime
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)
Estimated Appointment End Date
Physical Capacity Exam Required
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