Co-op or Full Time Intern - Counter Proliferation Technology Program Office Fall 2019 - ACL
Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

In order to be eligible for this position you must currently hold an active security clearance or have held an active security clearance within the past 2 years.

This position will serve as a Co-op or full-time Intern in the Counter Proliferation Technology Program Office (CPTPO) within the Advanced Concepts Laboratory (ACL). CPTPO focuses on the ideation, development, implementation, testing, and analysis of various technical challenges ranging from advanced warfighting concepts to the challenges posed by the existential threats of weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological, nuclear and radiological weapons) as well as other asymmetric threats.

The Co-op or Intern could be involved at various levels of the research and design process based upon their motivation, experience, and capabilities; which include, but are not limited to:
  • Ideation and development of cutting-edge warfighting capabilities and/or countermeasures
  • Mechanical design as warranted by the task/mission
  • Experimental design and optimization
  • The gathering and processing of experimental data
  • Document and present individual and/or group research results
  • Radiation testing support
  • Other mission supporting tasks as required

GTRI's Cooperative Education ("co-op") program offers you extensive opportunities to participate in diverse scientific and technological endeavors, use state-of-the-art equipment and rapidly improve your technical and leadership skills. The program allows you to alternate three semesters of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Co-op

  • In order to be eligible for this position you must currently hold an active security clearance or have held an active security clearance within the past 2 years.
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in any Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics related discipline
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Must be eligible to be approved by your college/university to participate in a co-op program and register for co-op credit with your university during work terms
  • Must be able to complete at least three full-time co-op terms (alternating three terms of full-time work at GTRI with semesters of full-time school) prior to graduation

Intern

  • In order to be eligible for this position you must currently hold an active security clearance or have held an active security clearance within the past 2 years.
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in in any Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or Physics related discipline
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Self-motivated and results oriented
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas to a non-technical audience
  • Experience with at lease one programming or scripting language
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Hours per Week

40 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Secret Clearance

Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

Diversity & Inclusion

Job Type Internship