Jefferson Lab

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Posting Date: 03/18/22
Salary Range: $32,000 - $43,500 (SI-II)
Work Location Type: Dedicated On-site (100% working on-site)

Come join our team at Jefferson Lab, where great minds matter.

What your job will be like:

Are you an electrical engineering student looking for the opportunity to work in a hands-on environment with engineers and designers on the testing, design, and troubleshooting Radio Frequency (RF) system control components and systems? This is the place for you!

In this role, you will:

  • Work with the Engineers and Designers to review designs
  • Assist in testing of the radio frequency (RF) system control components (RF and digital receivers)
  • Troubleshoot CEBAF RF systems and provide recommended corrections
  • Assist Engineers to ensure designs and requirements comply with the guidelines of Jefferson Lab Environmental, Health and Safety

Qualifications We Require:


  • Applicant must be a junior/senior in a four year undergraduate electrical engineering program, enrolled in a local university as a full-time college student with a GPA of 2.5 or better. Proof of full-time student status and copies of transcripts are required (unofficial copies are acceptable, if followed by official transcripts within 2 weeks).
  • Background in electronic fabrication and construction.
  • Background in electronics and be familiar with basic electronic test equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective communication skills and ability to work effectively in groups and in team environment is essential.
  • Student should have high initiative and be a ""self starter”.

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Enrollment in a computer-related major preferred.

About Jefferson Lab

Join a community with a common purpose of solving the most challenging scientific and engineering problems of our time. The Jefferson Lab campus is located in southeastern Virginia amidst a vibrant and growing technology community.

A career at Jefferson Lab is more than a job. You will be part of “big science” and work alongside top scientists and engineers from around the world unlocking the secrets of our visible universe. Managed by Jefferson Science Associates, LLC; Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is entering an exciting period of mission growth and is seeking new team members ready to apply their skills and passion to have an impact. You could call it work, or you could call it a mission. We call it a challenge. We do things that will change the world.

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the JSA’s equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

JSA is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities (unless doing so will result in an undue hardship). If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to employment @ or call (757) 269-7598 to provide the nature of your request. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Employment with JSA is conditional upon DOE approval if at any time during your employment you are participating in a Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Program or Affiliated activity. Generally, such programs/activities include any foreign-state-sponsored attempt to acquire U.S.-funded scientific research through programs run or funded by the government that target scientists, engineers, students, academics, researchers, and entrepreneurs of all nationalities working or educated in the United States. This includes positions or appointments, both domestic and foreign, titled academic, professional, or institutional appointments whether or not remuneration is received and whether full-time, part-time or voluntary.