Internships at the TWPC project
CompanyNorth Wind Solutions
LocationOak Ridge, TN
Job TypeTemporary
Job Description

Internships - TRU Waste Processing Center

FLSA Status:Non-Exempt

Job Status: Internship – Temporary Full time

Internship areas available:

  • Information Technology
  • Quality Assurance
  • Radiation Control
  • Training
  • Environmental




These positions will provide support to a variety of departments based on the Intern’s skills, knowledge and education interests.  Work will consist mainly of office work with some field work as business need dictates.



Essential Functions Statement(s)


General and Administrative:

  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Understands and practices customer satisfaction as a top priority
  • Functions effectively in a team environment
  • Meets task and project deadlines under stressful situations



Competency Statement(s)


  • Team player – comfort in operating within a dynamic, complex organizational structure
  • Safety Awareness – Ability to adapt to and maintain a safety-conscious work environment
  • Ethical – Ability to demonstrate, conduct, and conform to a set of values and accepted standards, such as honesty, integrity, reliability, and accountability
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task, and perform work accurately and thoroughly
  • Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task
  • Team Work – Ability to effectively work within a team environment to effectively accomplish work activities, exhibiting a professional demeanor toward co-workers and customers
  • Communication – Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with others using both the spoken and written word, as well as ability to actively listen and comprehend communication from others

Education: Some college, must be actively enrolled in a two or four year degree program.  Major should be in one of the following areas: Information Technology, Quality Assurance, Environmental Science, Radiological Control program, Training or Adult Education.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Information Technology Intern
    • understanding or working experience in hardware components and active directory.
    • Ability to write for multiple audiences
  • Quality Assurance Intern
    • understanding or working experience of basic design principles, measurement and testing according to specifications.
  • Radiation Control Technician Intern –
    • understanding or working experience of basic radiation fundamentals, physics, industrial hygiene or other workplace occupational safety skills
  • Environmental Intern –
    • Understanding or working experience in basic RCRA fundamentals and regulations
  • Training Intern
    • experience in writing, editing, proofreading, and page composition
    • Experience with document layout, formatting and design
    • Strong computer and word processing skills, including:
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and PowerPoint
      • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat DC


Computer Skills:  Microsoft Office, Internet Navigation




The Physical Demands and Work Environment characteristics described below are critical features of this job, and are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands or fingers to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


Work Environment:  Office setting. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Reasonable Accommodation Statement:  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8714 or email for assistance.


North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.