Industry Specific Insights

  • Research the utility companies in your hometown and inquire about potential opportunities. Check out this list of utility companies by state to get started.
  • Tour a treatment plant with a class group or on your own.
  • Seek out volunteer opportunities with your local public utilities commission.
  • Take advantage of opportunities to attend professional events and conferences. Get started with this list of national and local professional associations.
  • View our 2018-19 Career Planning Guide & Internship Orientation Guide.

Professional Associations

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.