• Discover Your Career

    “This was exactly what I had envisioned myself doing as a career. This position has allowed me to gain invaluable knowledge and experience in planning conferences as well as program management, budgeting, compliance and doing business with the government.”

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  • Learn New Skills

    “Working alongside the engineers at UPF has given me a better idea of what a design engineer does. The large number of interns was also nice because I was able to network with people my age in different fields.”

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  • Real World Experience

    “As a Fire Protection Engineer intern, I have an opportunity to work on a variety of hands-on projects, such as site inspections for facilities and construction areas. This is a great learning experience for me.”

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  • History of Achievement

    “I take pride in the fact that I work at place that has rich history and that allows me to contribute the future accomplishments that will improve national security for the United States.”

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  • Exceptional Benefits

    “Y-12 had everything I was looking for in an employer.

    I knew at some point I’d like to go back and receive my MBA and Y-12 is willing to help me attain that.”

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  • Innovate for the Future

    “Y-12 National Security Complex is unique in that you are able to witness great innovations of the past while helping to implement new ideas for the future.”

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Welcome to College Programs at Y-12

Are you energetic and ambitious? We want you to join our team. Take on the challenges of improving our national security and creating a revolution in manufacturing. We are looking for new college graduates, co-ops, and intern candidates. We have many opportunities in exciting fields such as chemistry, computer science, materials science, physics, engineering (chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, metallurgical, mechanical, nuclear and software), and many more.


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Whether you are a new college grad or just looking for a summer internship, Y-12 offers exciting opportunities in variety of fields.

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