Nuclear Engineering Intern

Posted 1 month ago

Position Overview:

Phoenix LLC, a wholly owned division of SHINE Medical Technologies, is seeking a Nuclear Engineering intern to contribute to a variety of computational nuclear analysis tasks. This intern will join the nuclear engineering team which focuses on optimizing the design of the Phoenix neutron generators for maximum throughput and ensuring their radiological safety.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Computational design and analysis: perform parametric design calculations using radiation transport software such MCNP to identify preferred design alternatives. Computational automation of this task may be necessary, including input file generation and output file processing
  • Algorithm improvement: Based on existing software methods, explore physics-based improvements to algorithms for signal processing and feedback of system performance
  • Software development: Programming in C#/C++/Python as part of a software development team to produce a robust software product. In addition to fundamental programming skills, experience with software engineering concepts will be valuable

Required Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in a nuclear engineering discipline required
  • Prior knowledge with nuclear analysis tools such as MCNP is preferred and ability to obtain MCNP license is required
  • Interest in science, physics, electronics, or mechanics is needed
  • Willingness to contribute in a breadth of areas and jobs
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