Student Programs

​​​​​​​​Energy Northwest’s student programs provide opportunities for college and high school students to gain relevant, real-world experience and grow their professional skills. If you are passionate about the environment and want to gain experience with an award-winning employer, check out our student programs below.

​College Internship Program

Our internship program allows college students to learn more about Energy Northwest and provides us the opportunity to get to know you. We offer summer and year-round internship opportunities in both administrative and technical areas and in a variety of departments. Interns get a chance to build on their education with real-world experience and work with some of the brightest minds in the clean energy industry. ​Summer internships are posted on our careers page​ in January and are usually filled by mid April of each year. Please apply as early as possible.​​​ 

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New Graduate Engineer Program

Our New Graduate Engineer program offers entry-level, full-time positions for students who have earned engineering degrees in various areas, including mechanical, electrical and civil disciplines.

Employees in our New Graduate Engineer program gain exposure to different groups within the Engineering department, including systems, design, plant support, reactor fuels and technical services. After their first year, participants are qualified for promotions.​ Interested students are encouraged to meet our representatives at career fairs at their respective colleges and are invited to apply online to our annual Engineer-New Graduate posting on our careers page which opens up each fall. 

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​High School Work-Based Learning Program

High school students in their junior or senior year from area high schools can work up to 20 hours per week as Work-based Learning​ (WBL) students.. Interested students should contact their WBL school representative.​​​ 

Career Fairs 

Energy Northwest recruiters visit many regional career fairs each year. Check with your college’s career center to find out if we’ll be visiting your area.​ Interested in having Energy Northwest attend your school’s career fair? Have your ​college reach out to us at​


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Careers Page 

​Nuclear Technology Program