Internship Program

Shaping the future of the Texas electric grid

About Our Program

The ERCOT Internship Program provides college students the opportunity to develop their skills in a professional work environment. Each intern will receive unique projects and assignments that aim to solve real challenges facing the electric industry. ERCOT internships provide professional learning experiences that offer meaningful, practical work related to each student's desired career path.


Eligible candidates should be enrolled in an academic bachelors or post graduate degree program maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

What to Expect

Summer Internships

The Internship Program generally starts the day after Memorial Day and ends around the second week of August.

Work Assignments

In addition to day-to-day work assignments, interns will be assigned a unique project(s) to complete during their time with ERCOT. At the end of the program, interns will give a required formal presentation to the ERCOT Executive Leadership Team and Management describing the project and outcomes.

Upcoming Events

ERCOT will be attending college fairs at the following universities:

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Department Internships By Major

Computer Science/Information Technology

Project Management
IT Services & Strategy
IT Support Services
QA & Test Management
Web Content Management
Business Process Risk & Control
IT Commercial Operations
Corporate Applications
  • Electrical Engineering

Settlements Meter Engineering
Market Analysis
Model Administration
Network Modeling
Operations Advance Network Applications
Operations Analysis – Renewables
Operations Grid Analysis
Transmission Planning
Control Room Operations

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