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Internships

A large group of interns gathered together on the AECI headquarters front lawn for a group photo.
Interns at AECI headquarters, Springfield, Missouri

Gain POWERFUL experience!

Do you want to be a member of the team? Are you seeking a real internship experience focused on real-world problems? AECI internships are highly competitive and offer a real-world perspective into your curriculum. As an intern at AECI you will be considered a member of our team and will be given the support necessary to accomplish challenging and rewarding work.

We recruit only the best students for our internships. The AECI internship program offers a wide range of operational, technical and professional experiences. Our interns have had the opportunity to run their own transmission engineering studies, complete safety audits, perform environmental studies, write computer programs, edit and design their own journalism pieces and much more! Interns will gain hands-on experience in their curriculum, directly collaborate with staff and face a unique set of real projects and challenges.

At AECI, our interns can gain a POWERFUL experience and achieve their career goals by working for a company committed to positively impacting people’s lives every day.

Requirements
Associated Electric offers professional internships and co-ops for college students. Applicants must meet the requirements described below to be eligible for a position:

  • Over 18 years of age.
  • Must be pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States. Associated Electric cannot provide employment to applicants who will require sponsorship now or in the future (i.e. H1B visa, OPT status)

Our internship opportunities are offered at all three AECI locations across Missouri. All AECI internships are paid and may also be available for cooperative credit. Specific internships are eligible for housing assistance.

The experience I’ve gained working at Associated is unmatched, bar none. I’ve interned at multiple other companies, and this has, by far, been the best experience I’ve had as an intern. Not only did I get an in-depth, hands-on experience related to my degree, but I was taught core values that I can take with me throughout my personal and professional life.

Zach O’Connor, programming intern

Real experience with real-world perspective

Associated has internships available at Headquarters, New Madrid Power Plant and Thomas Hill Energy Center.