Utility Student Internship

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The ACEP Utility Student Internship is an opportunity for UA students and Alaska utilities alike:

Interns are partnered with one of Alaska's utilities or an ACEP research project for a 12-week summer assignment and can anticipate to work with technical staff and field personnel. Assignments may include effective system management, asset deployment and integration, equipment performance analysis, and stakeholder consultation.

About the ACEP Utility Student Internship Program

The ACEP Utility Student Internship Program is a collaborative internship program developed by the Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in partnership with Alaska electrical utilities. The program was piloted during the summer of 2019 - see past projects and interns here.

The internship program provides an opportunity for industry and the University of Alaska to collaborate in equipping the workforce of the future with field-relevant knowledge and technical experience.

Interns are embedded in rural and urban settings across Alaska for 12 weeks (mostly virtual work for 2020, 2021), with work responsibilities determined by the priorities of their host utility. Based on preparatory coordination to date, the utilities will have their senior technical staff and field personal work with the interns on a range of projects including: