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University: Nuclear Physicist Intern

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30d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You: Ph.D. or Master's student in physics or nuclear engineering with neutron detection experience, data analysis skills, and proficiency in Python, C++, FORTRAN. Strong problem-solving, self-motivated, collaborative mindset necessary.
  • You will assist with designing, integrating, characterizing, and resolving issues with logging tools, while also analyzing data, planning lab measurements, and communicating insights in a safe environment for a leading oil and gas company.

Off-cycle Internship



  • Apply your physics expertise to real-world technology development in the oil and gas sector as an Intern Nuclear Physicist at Halliburton. Collaborate closely with Senior Scientists and the Team Leader in advancing nuclear logging measurements for oil and gas wells within the Technology department of Sperry Drilling, a Halliburton product service line. Join a team focused on developing resilient downhole tools for drilling and logging, capable of delivering laboratory-grade measurements in extreme drilling environments.


  • Education: Currently pursuing a Ph.D. or Master's in Physics, specializing in nuclear or particle physics, or Nuclear Engineering.
  • Skills: Basic physics proficiency, familiarity with neutron and photon detection, exposure to data analysis, experimental skills, experience with MCNP, and programming knowledge (Python, C++, C#, FORTRAN).
  • Desired Personal Attributes:
  • Problem-Solving: Demonstrate strong problem-solving ability with effective oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Self-Motivated: Display enthusiasm for learning and contributing to innovative projects.
  • Directional Agility: Open to guidance while maintaining a proactive approach.
  • Collaborative Spirit: Able to thrive in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team environment, valuing diverse perspectives.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Innovative Design: Assist in developing logging instrumentation using computer modeling and hands-on experimentation.
  • Collaborative Implementation: Work alongside engineers to contribute to the integration and functionality of logging tools.
  • Data Characterization: Support the characterization of logging tools to convert measurements into desired formation properties.
  • Lab Measurement Planning: Contribute to detailed plans for laboratory measurements executed by technicians, aiding the research process.
  • Algorithm Development: Analyze laboratory and computer-modeling data to contribute to the development of algorithms.
  • Field Issue Resolution: Collaborate with field teams on troubleshooting and resolving systematic issues with logging tools.
  • Documentation: Assist in documenting work and preparing internal presentations on findings and recommendations.
  • Effective Communication: Share insights with team members, fostering a collaborative and communicative work environment.
  • Publication Support: Contribute to potential papers for conferences like SPWLA and SPE.
  • Safety Commitment: Work in compliance with Halliburton Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) requirements.


Work type

Full time

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