Accident Tolerant Fuel - Co-Op

Requisition Number:  8928
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co

Churchill, PA, US, 15235

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


Project Summary:

Accident tolerant fuel development and implementation of chrome coated cladding.


Student Role/Expectations:

The Co-op would be working with autoclave testing engineers at the Westinghouse Churchill facility. The main purpose or role of the position is sample preparation, autoclave testing, and analysis the data from the tests. In addition to real time testing/data analysis, work with technicians on the metallograph and SEM analyzing the microstructure of the coating(s) and substrate will be a major portion of the work. The analysis performed shall documented via an internal report at the end of each semester/term/rotation. The work will be directly related to the development of Westinghouse’s Cr coated cladding.


Preference of major/concentration

Materials Science Engineering

Nuclear Engineering

Chemical Engineering


Work Location preference

Churchill, PA (minimum of 4 days on site at Churchill facility)

1 day of remote work

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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