Framatome Summer Institute for Technology and Engineering

2017 Program Informational Sheet

Summer Apprentices will work with and be trained and mentored by the Framatome Operations and Engineering staff. This program will focus on Nuclear Services with a broad overview of other operations at Framatome including:

  • Design Engineering
  • Pump & Motor Services
  • Equipment Refurbishment
  • New Plants / Reactors
  • Site Operations
  • Project Management


Program objectives for Apprentices:
  • Become familiar with Fundamentals of Non-Destructive Examination (NDE)
  • Operate robotics and tooling machines
  • Tour facilities and attend lectures
  • Assist in checkout of service systems and software
  • Participate in engineering Design Review Boards
  • Take a leadership role in the Framatome SummerAcademy


Applicant Requirements:
  • Must be a rising High School Junior, Senior, or Graduate with plans for continued education.
  • Must be licensed to drive and have reliable transportation to and from facilities for duration of each workday.
  • Must be available each workday for entire duration of contract period.
  • Contract period: Monday, June 19th through Friday, July 28th (excluding Monday, July 3rd - Friday, July 7th).
  • Planned tour of Information Center at an Operating Power Plant
  • Weekly schedule: 24 hours / week – 6 Hours/Day Monday through Thursday (except final week which will be Monday through Friday)
  • Daily schedule: 8:30 am until noon; one hour lunch; 1:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. (except Power Plant Tour)


Application Process:
  • Download application
  • Applications will be accepted beginning Wednesday, March 1, 2017 and ending 4:00PM on Friday, March 31, 2017
  • Participant selections made and notifications mailed by Monday, April 24, 2017


Application Supplemental Materials:
  • Essay: (separate paper) maximum of 350 words “The Pros & Cons of Nuclear Versus Other Energy”.
  • Self-Description: to include information about yourself and your aspirations, why you want to participate in the program, what you hope to get out of the program, and why you are the “ideal” candidate. (Participant Application)
  • Academic Reference: Letter(s) of Recommendation from career/guidance counselor and/or math/science teachers. Letters provided require signature and title in order to be accepted as reference. No more than three (3) letters are required.(Participant Application)
  • Employment Resume or Summary of Work Experience (include summer and/or volunteer work experience)


Deliver application materials to front desk at CVCC Workforce Solutions or mail/email
(To be received no later than 4:00PM on Friday, March 31, 2017).