Amentum’s internship program has welcomed more than 130 interns this summer. The internship journey is an opportunity for college and university students to perform meaningful work under the direction of Amentum business managers at various project sites and office locations. This program is designed to provide the interns with a well-rounded understanding of our company projects while allowing the opportunity to gain valuable work experience. At the end of the internship, interns are required to give a final presentation.
An optional program also provides up to eight selected students with a $2,000 scholarship to use for expenses for the following school year. Each intern who chooses to participate is required to complete an application, provide a letter of interest and provide two recommendation letters.
Amentum HQ Interns
This year, Amentum HQ welcomed 8 interns in its Advanced Technology Office, Marketing & Communications and Procurement departments. The 11-week internship provided valuable experience and afforded the interns the opportunity to make a significant impact to ongoing Amentum projects.
TEAM SUBMARINE Interns
Amentum hired 22 interns to support the US Navy’s TEAM SUBMARINE program offices in the Washington Navy Yard and the Naval Foundry and Propeller Center in Philadelphia for the Summer of 2021. During this 12-week internship, college students from 20 different universities as far away California and Florida directly supported nine different program offices in the areas of engineering, financial management, and logistics. In addition to learning many aspects of submarine acquisition, the interns visited the Foundry, a submarine building shipyard, and the USS JOHN WARNER (SSN 785).
Amentum-led UCOR Interns
Amentum-led UCOR welcomed 16 college students from nine universities to its 11-week summer internship program. The students gained professional career experience through projects and assignments in their departments, provided by their appointed mentors. They also learned about UCOR and the environmental cleanup work it is doing on the Oak Ridge Reservation.
Amentum-led SRR Interns
E&E’s leadership team met with Savannah River Remediation interns at the Savannah River Site to discuss their summer role in assisting with the Liquid Waste Management Operations. Mark Whitney, President of E&E provided insight on Amentum’s role across the DOE complex.
Amentum-led NWP Interns
Nuclear Waste Partnership welcomed eight interns this earlier summer who are gaining on-the-job experience at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). With experience ranging from industrial engineering to human resources, this group of interns has brought fresh eyes to ongoing projects and positive attitudes to their departments.
Amentum Interns Spotlight
I am interning this summer with Central Plateau Cleanup Company (CPCCo) located in Richland, Wash. Starting this fall, I will be a senior at Washington State University (Pullman campus), Go Cougs! I am majoring in Human Resource Management and Finance which is why I was glad to have been given the wonderful opportunity to intern with the Human Resources department at CPCCo. I also have had to navigate the unique situation of teleworking for the majority of my internship although I have also attended a few in-person events. During my time working with CPCCo, I have been introduced to the amazingly caring culture here. Safety is the top priority and employees of all levels are encourage to share their thoughts and opinions!
– Kendall Roberson, Amentum-led CPCCo intern
I am one of the interns who is currently working for Amentum. I’m going to school at CBC and my major is Non-Licensed Nuclear Operator. I have had the pleasure to work with the amazing team at the simulator building, my experience so far has been great. It’s a great learning experience for me and the people here are so welcoming and understanding. I have been trying to build relations with everyone I meet, some advice I got from Bruce Covert was always be positive and build relations with people at your work. I help develop and analyze master task lists and procedures for the commissioning techs being trained for the LAW plant, but aside from that they take me in the simulator and show me the system and teach me the ins and outs of something I might seem in the future when becoming a control room operator. Overall, it has been a pleasure working for this great company and I hope to work as a commissioning tech for Amentum.
– Geovanni Farias, Simulator Building helping with low activity waste training
Being a digital media intern has taught me so much about the field during my time here. I’ve worked with very helpful and welcoming people as everyone is happy to answer questions and encourage me to ask more and learn about the company.
-Bridget Raymond, SGO (MarCom) intern
I am from Orangeburg, S.C. I am a second-year student at Claflin University, majoring in Mass Communications with dual concentrations in Digital Media and Public Relations. I am a Marketing and Communications intern at Amentum in Aiken, S.C. under the leadership of Keith Wood. I support the marketing team within E&E focusing on graphic design, content development, and writing internal and external content for the Amentum website, and Javelin/ Internet. I am grateful for my experience with Amentum. I have learned more about my passions within my field. Upon graduation, I plan to pursue graduate school in hopes to become a communications specialist.
– Naiya Whaley, E&E SBU intern
I am a rising senior at Penn State University, majoring in Finance with a minor in Management Information Systems. This summer I had the opportunity of interning under Mike Eiden, Director of Business Development, and Amentum’s Business Development team in Chantilly, VA. Throughout the summer, I shadowed a different mentor every few weeks, and was a part of solutioning sessions, pricing & expense meetings, proposal planning and presentations, and many more. I had the opportunity to meet one on one with individuals in the IS4 division to learn about their position and current projects. From this I was able to gain a true understanding behind each individual’s role and how it contributes to Amentum’s Business Development operations and continued success. I have had a great experience so far and am looking forward to the remainder of my internship.
– Zoe Stathes, IS4 SBU intern
Amentum was a great internship experience! It was a fun, intuitive, and very hands-on. I felt very included during meetings as they are always looking for ways to improve, and I spent a lot of time learning the ins and outs of the business itself. I’m pursing a bachelor’s degree in Cinema at Virginia Tech and plan on using my experience working with Amentum to pursue a career in the multimedia field.
-Donovan Samuel, SGO (MarCom) intern