TRIUMF
Canada's National Laboratory for Particle and Nuclear Physics
STUDENT JOB PROGRAM
Summer 2018 job posting
Job number TR18-2-19

Position Title:

Cryomodule Engineering Student 

Name of Project:

Cryomodule Development 

Overview:

TRIUMF is designing and fabricating a Heavy Ion Superconducting radio-frequency accelerating module. The module is based on an existing design but will include new features that have to be carefully modeled and designed.

Duties:

The Student will be involved in the design of a Superconducting RF cryomodule designed for a heavy ion linear accelerator. Based on the existing experience of ISAC-II cryomodule, the work will develop new mechanisms for separated vacuum (RF/isolation) module. The work will involve solid works design, Finite element analysis for thermal or mechanical characteristics.

Skills learned during this work experience:

The Student will gain knowledge on RF, superconductivity, and cryogenics, master CAD and FEA tools to conduct mechanical and thermal simulations, and gain hands-on experience on mechanical engineering, electronics engineering, and vacuum technology. The completed mechanical design can be published in an international conference such as SRF conference. The training would strengthen studentís capability for his/her future career in mechanical engineering.

Qualifications:

3-4 year Mechanical engineer or Engineering Physics student

Shiftwork required:

No

Period of work:

May - Aug 2018 with possible 4-month extension  
Jobs are open to all qualified undergraduate students.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, the TRIUMF Job Number must be clearly indicated on the application.

Applications must include:

  • a covering letter that includes your interest in and your qualifications for the specific position
  • a resume
  • a copy of academic transcript (unofficial copies are accepted)
  • in addition, an application form must be filled out for each job: http://goo.gl/forms/LAvzgzOTFz
Incomplete applications may not be considered.

A separate application must be submitted for each job the student wishes to be considered for.

Students should apply through their co-op office, where applicable, with the co-op office forwarding on their applications to TRIUMF. For those students not in a co-op program, applications (one PDF document for each job) may be sent directly to TRIUMF to student@triumf.ca

Paper copies mailed to TRIUMF will be accepted as well, but email is the preferred method.

Salary is commensurate with academic progress and previous relevant work experience, and ranges from $ 1810 to $ 2710 per month plus 4% vacation pay. TRIUMF pays round-trip airfare (this does not apply to Vancouver/Victoria students); for Vancouver Island students, TRIUMF will pay ferry costs.

TRIUMF is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace, and we welcome applications from all qualified undergraduate students as defined below:

  • Canadian undergraduate students or Canadian Permanent Resident undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited post secondary institution in Canada (or outside Canada) who are studying in a vocational or professional training program that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate.
  • Foreign full-time undergraduate students currently enrolled at a designated learning institution at the post-secondary level, and who are studying in an academic, vocational or professional training program that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate that is at least six months in duration, and who have a valid Canadian study permit which allows for employment off-campus, and who have applied for a Social Insurance Number
  • Foreign undergraduate students enrolled in a recognized undergraduate program of study abroad who have accepted, or are in the process of accepting, an "Invitation to Apply" for a work permit under the International Experience Canada (IEC) program http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/work/iec/apply.asp
No phone calls please. TRIUMF wishes to thank all applicants for their interest, and regrets that only those being considered will be contacted.

TRIUMF is located on the campus of the University of British Columbia. For more information, visit our web site http://www.triumf.ca

Applications must be received at TRIUMF by 4:00pm Pacific time on 2018-01-22.

Email to:

student@triumf.ca

Mail to:

TRIUMF Student Program
Job Number TR18-2-19
4004 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, B.C.
V6T 2A3

No phone calls please. TRIUMF wishes to thank all applicants for their interest, and regrets that only those being considered will be contacted.

TRIUMF is located on the campus of the University of British Columbia.
For more information, visit our web site
http://www.triumf.ca