Spring to Summer 2024 Engineering CO-OP - Nuclear

Date: Dec 1, 2023

Location: Hancocks Bridge, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 76291

PSEG Company: PSEG Power    

Salary Range: $ 33,700 - $ 56000.00 

Incentive: Not applicable   

Work Location Category: Hybrid  


PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

PSEG Nuclear is looking for an CO-OP for the Engineering Department

The Technical Engineering CO-OP with PSEG Nuclear is a unique opportunity for students interested in working in Technology/Energy with potential for future full-time opportunities. Our CO-OPs will gain valuable insight into operating and maintaining three nuclear power plants; New Jersey’s largest source of green, sustainable energy.  Technical intern assignments provide an opportunity to collaborate with and shadow a diverse group of experienced engineers, work on challenging larger projects, and experience the day-to-day workings of an engineering organization at a Nuclear Power Generation facility.  Opportunities exist for both office and field work assignments in a hybrid work environment.  Beyond the technical skill development, the candidates develop their business and soft skills with training curriculum built into the summer program.  At PSEG Nuclear, you will be welcomed as a full contributor to the team, working directly with our engineering staff as well as jointly with our operations and maintenance personnel.  A focus area for PSEG Nuclear is innovation, seeking unique opportunities and new solutions on complex technical problems.

This position will be Hybrid; a combination - remote and on-site work schedule in Hancock's Bridge, NJ.  

Job Responsibilities

Assignments will include working alongside professionals in the following areas:

  • Conducting research, performance monitoring, and performance reporting to support overall plant health.
  • Assuring the accuracy and completeness of all drawings, files, engineering records, prints, and projects.
  • Becoming proficient in frequently used engineering and company software.
  • Development of engineering schedules and projects.
  • Conducting quality assurance through peer reviews of technical products.
  • Development and upkeep of instructional procedures & manuals.
  • Maintaining high standard of professionalism in attitudes and communication with fellow employees and customers.


Job Specific Qualifications

Required education/skills: The successful candidate(s) must be actively pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited institution in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Nuclear Engineering or similar Engineering major.  PSEG recognizes institutions of higher education that are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent. Candidates must have completed sophomore level course work for consideration.  


  • 3.0 GPA

All PSEG internship roles are paid at an hourly rate, however there are no medical benefits associated with these positions. Candidates are expected to work 40 hours per week over the duration of the CO-OP. We are targeting currently enrolled/matriculating students that are able to commute to their designated work location as needed in a hybrid work environment. Housing, transportation, and immigration support will not be provided in association with these positions.


Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

PSEG is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legally protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics include race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.


As an employee of PSEG 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.


PSEG’s drug and alcohol testing program includes pre-employment testing, testing for cause, and post-incident/accident testing. For employees in federally regulated roles (including positions covered by USDOT, PHMSA, or NRC regulations), this also includes random testing. All drug and alcohol testing for federally regulated roles is inclusive of marijuana. Employees who transfer into a federally regulated role are subject to drug and alcohol testing, inclusive of marijuana.


PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through emPower which can be accessed through sharepoint.pseg.com by clicking on the emPower icon, then selecting careers. This site (https://jobs.pseg.com/) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees, with the exception of PSEG employees who do not have company email addresses.


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If you need to request a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job, email accommodations@pseg.com. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.


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