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Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Type: Standard

Location: Clifton Hill

Starts: May. 13, 2024

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


Working at AECI is more than a job, it is a career filled with challenges, rewarding work experiences, state-of-the-art tools and exceptional benefits. We are a premier employer comprised of the best and the brightest in the industry. We are searching for talented, enthusiastic people to contribute to our team as we work to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At AECI, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, your opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry with a growing company are endless.

The power industry is fascinating and challenging. We need smart and driven students to join our team.  AECI’s Thomas Hill Power Plant is seeking applicants for an Electrical Engineering Intern during the summer of 2024.  The position is 40 hours per week.  Normal working days are Monday through Friday. You could also potentially receive course credit while working at AECI! Contact your school’s career center for more information. 


As an electrical engineering student, projects may include the following:

  • Assist with coordination of testing, data collection, reviewing reports for accuracy, investigation of possible non-compliance issues as engineering support for compliance; working on compliance audits, drafting procedures, etc.
  • Assist with writing bid specifications and evaluating construction bids from multiple contractors; assist with plant projects such as evaluating electrical maintenance and cost-saving improvements and giving recommendations.
  • Support the engineering department with projects such as plant relay upgrades, plant electrical drawings, arc flash compliance, and electronic database development.
  • Provide assistance with documentation, databases, programming, maintenance of controls and PLC systems, predictive maintenance plans, and projects for new equipment or modification of existing equipment.
  • Conduct basic load flow transmission system analyses. Write technical reports.
  • Design, track, and test tools, scripts, displays, procedures, and reports for Operations and Planning functions.
  • Support the engineering departments by examining trends, events, and adverse conditions on the Bulk Electric System.


Qualified applicants must be currently enrolled in electrical engineering, engineering management, or a related technical field and have successfully completed two (2) years of work towards a bachelor’s degree. As with any position, attendance and being on time is an important requirement.  

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