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Category: Business, Management and Administration

Type: Internship

Location: Richland

Application Deadline: May. 5, 2024

Starts: May. 5, 2024

Available Positions: 2

Salary Range: $18.20 - $18.20

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time



At Central Plateau Cleanup Company (CPCCo),  we are committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming,  respectful,  and inclusive,  with opportunities for professional growth.  You’ll get the opportunity to work on real projects and have fun along the way.  Our typical summer internships last approximately 12 weeks.At CPCCo,  located in Richland,  Washington,  we are working to provide a sustainable future for the historic Hanford area through the protection of the Columbia River and the remediation of the Central Plateau.  To achieve our mission,  we need exceptionally talented,  innovative,  and driven people to help us reduce risks on the Hanford Site by removing some of the most hazardous waste streams and facilities in the Department of Energy (DOE)  complex.  Internships are a great way to immerse yourself in CPCCo’s culture to see if we’re a good fit for you and your career goals.  The work will be technical in nature and related to the degree the intern is pursuing.  The intern should be able to walk away from the internship with valuable learning that applies to their chosen degree.

This internship is in Richland,  WA;  the work site may be within the city limits or outside on the Hanford site.

Compensation &  Benefits
Hourly rate of $18.20 plus an additional $4.41 health &  welfare adder in accordance with the Service Contract Act.

A few benefits/perks you can anticipate,  depending on the nature of your internship with CPCCo,  include the following:
*  A casual-dress work environment,  where jeans are a regular thing.
*  A standard 4-10’s work schedule that allows for long weekends and recharging.
*  Recommendations for lodging and transportation will be provided upon request.  Housing and transportation are NOT provided.

CPCCo is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


The Project Controls Summer Intern duties may include,  but are not limited to the following:

•  Providing a broad range of Project Controls related support working within established procedures and CPCCo Earned Value Management System.
•  Learning about day to day activities associated with the CPCCo Project Controls Analyst function.
•  Assisting Project teams while developing a working knowledge of the project controls analyst function and how it applies to direct work functions.
•  Developing a working knowledge of the following:  P6 scheduling software,  COBRA cost system,  Automated Accruals System (AAS),  and Business Management System.
•  Motivated to learn,  have a questioning attitude,  and be forward thinking.
•  Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word,  and more importantly Excel).


•  At least 18 years of age.
•  An active full-time student during the two semesters/quarters immediately preceding the assignment.
•  Maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)  during their college enrollment.
•  Able to work full-time (40 hours)  during the internship experience.  The internship typically provides up to 12-weeks of business experience during the summer break.
•  Actively enrolled in a full-time degree program that relates to CPCCo,  with emphasis in specific disciplines that support the cleanup mission and aligns with the critical skills and job assignment requirements.

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