- Research the utility companies in your hometown and inquire about potential opportunities. Check out this list of utility companies by the state to get started.
- Tour a treatment plant with a class group or on your own.
- Seek out volunteer opportunities with your local public utility commission.
- Take advantage of opportunities to attend professional events and conferences. Get started with this list of national and local professional associations.
- View our Career Planning Guide & Internship Orientation Guide. Here is an accessible PDF: Internship Orientation Guide.
Industry-Specific Job Boards
A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.
- National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
- National Association of Water Companies
- National Utility Contractors Association
Company & Industry Research
- Business Insights: Essentials
- D&B Hoovers
- Summer Experience Database
- Engineering Career Guide – Networking Skills
- LinkedIn – Vanderbilt Career Insights Page
- Mango Connects