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Safeguards and Security Intern

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Kairos Power

1mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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Off-cycle Internship



  • Kairos Power is seeking a highly motivated engineering intern to work on the Safeguards and Security Team. In this role, you will help set the vision for advanced reactor material control and accounting, physical security, and cybersecurity. This engineering intern will work with a variety of facility types including non-power reactors, fuel fabrication facilities, and power reactors. Specific tasks may include material accounting system development or planning, implementing and evaluating the results of detection and delay technologies.  


  • B.S. degree, completed or in progress, in Nuclear Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Experience with database development or automation of reporting
  • Proven team player with excellent verbal, written communication/presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with developing, conducting and evaluating engineering tests
  • Experience with physical security detection and delay technologies
  • Prioritizes and ensures safety of one's self and others
  • Ability to proactively collect, manage and transfer knowledge
  • Ability to seek different and novel ways to create efficiencies when working on problems, challenges and issues
  • Physical Conditions:
  • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing, or sitting for prolonged periods
  • Communicating with others to exchange information
  • Infrequently ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, scissor lifts, articulated boom lifts and the like
  • Infrequently moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Develop material accounting system for fuel fabrication and test reactor facilities that automates reporting to the Nuclear Materials and Management Safeguards System (NMMSS)
  • Document recommendations related to securing the material accounting system
  • Document future work needed to accommodate international safeguards reporting using the material accounting system
  • Interface with NMMSS staff as needed to validate the reporting features of the material accounting system
  • Write testing plans and summarize results for internal distribution
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Facilities Teams to conduct demonstration testing
  • Document recommendations related to technology selection and future demonstrations
  • Interface with national laboratory staff to conduct and evaluate demonstration testing


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and their dependents
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401(k) and pre-tax health insurance, dependent care, and commuter benefits (FSA)