Nuclear Support Systems

Argonne National Laboratory

About the organization

Argonne is a multidisciplinary science and engineering research center, where “dream teams” of world-class researchers work alongside experts from industry, academia and other government laboratories to address vital national challenges in clean energy, environment, technology and national security.


Main Purpose
The main purpose of the internship is to support the Nuclear Support Systems Group (NSSG), led by the Nuclear Energy Nuclear Support Systems Coordinator, in the development of web-based computer applications, assist with user interface design, database development and administration, prepare documentation related to software projects and application portfolio management, and perform testing as required.

Tasks / Key Results Expected
• Work with SharePoint developers to develop additional features for the Nuclear Energy Portal and CONNECT SharePoint sites. • Work with .NET application developers to create/refurbish and deploy web-based software applications to support NE data products and websites. • Assist in the design of new user interfaces and graphic elements to support the refurbishment of existing NE applications. • Prepare system documentation including standard operating procedures, software description documents, test reports, configuration logs and user manuals. • Perform testing of the software applications.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Software Development.
• Web and User Interface Design.
• Database Design and Development.
• Data Analysis.
• Computer Infrastructure Administration.
• Software Testing

Qualifications and Experience
• University degree in a field of Science or Engineering, Management or Computer Sciences.
• Experience in drafting system documentation, such as standard operating procedures, software description documents, test reports, configuration logs and user manuals is a strong asset.
• Proficiency in standard desktop software including Microsoft Word and Excel.

Applicant Eligibility
• Candidates must be a minimum of 20 years of age and have completed at least three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a first degree.
• Candidates may apply up to one year after the completion of a bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree.
• Candidates must not have previously participated in the IAEA's internship programme.
• Excellent written and spoken English essential; fluency in any other IAEA official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian) an asset.
• Candidates must attach two signed letters of recommendation to their application



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

If you wish to apply for the internship position listed above, please submit and upload the following documents:

*Internship Checklist


*Cover letter

*Two letters of recommendation (need to be written on official letterhead and signed by the recommender)

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*Complete and submit a TALEO Profile

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