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Program Intern - Nuclear

Date: Apr 19, 2019

Location: Hancocks Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  54686 

Job Function/Category:  University Recruiting 

Employment Type:  Non-Exempt Part Time 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


PSEG is seeking a CO-OP in our Operations Departments at Salem and Hope Creek,  located in Hancocks Bridge, NJ.  Operations Interns will typically support one or more experienced operations professionals in the performance of assignments, spend time shadowing all aspects of plant operation , and have unique assignments that support operations department initiatives and improvement as well as experience the day-to-day workings of Operations. Opportunities exists for both office and field work assignments.  Beyond the technical skill development, the candidates will develop their business and soft skills with experiential  opportunities provided in the program.  Interns may perform and/or participate in additional activities and events which help them build a network within Salem and Hope Creek Generating Stations and the Nuclear Power industry.


 Potential Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:
 - Assisting the supervisor or assigned project leader to support overall improved Operations  performance.
 - Support key interfaces and activities with other departments such as Engineering, Regulatory Assurance, Maintenance, Operations Peer Team, Work Control
 - Performing daily and weekly field and office activities to support the Operations Department.
 - Assisting with the development of  schedules and projects as assigned.
 - Maintaining high standard of professionalism in attitudes and communication with fellow employees and customers.

Required Education/Skills:  The successful candidate (s) must be actively pursuing a Bachelor's Degree majoring in an area that has a facilities operations  from an accredited institution.  Candidates must have completed sophomore level course work for consideration. Candidates must have excellent oral and verbal communication skills, with keen attention to detail.  PSEG recognizes institutions of higher education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.  Because the job requires driving to company locations and off-site assignments and events, must possess a valid driver's license with a safe and satisfactory driver history.


All PSEG internship roles are paid at an hourly rate, however there are no benefits associated with these positions. Candidates are expected to work 40 hours per week over the term of their internship.  We are targeting: Currently enrolled students.  Housing, transportation, Immigration Support will not be provided with this position.  


As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

This site ( is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

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