Powering careers with well-paid internship opportunities
LPEA 2023 Interns
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As your local electric cooperative, we offer excellent opportunities for students and recent graduates to gain experience in a supportive and engaging environment. With hands-on learning, mentorship, and well-paid positions, our internship program provides a solid foundation for students looking for real-world experience and exposure to an exciting career in energy. 

We are committed to nurturing the next generation of energy leaders. Our internship program is designed to provide interns with practical skills, industry exposure, and networking opportunities that will catapult them into rewarding careers. Whether you are interested in renewable energy, communicating effectively, or customer engagement, LPEA offers a diverse range of experiences to suit a wide variety of interests and goals. 

Program Highlights: 

Real-World Projects: As an LPEA intern, you won't be fetching coffee or making copies. Instead, you'll be working on meaningful projects that contribute to the cooperative's mission while getting an up-close look at how our teams work to reach our goals. From assisting with energy efficiency initiatives to supporting community programs, you'll gain hands-on experience and make a tangible impact. 
Mentorship and Guidance: We believe in the power of mentorship. That's why our interns are paired with experienced professionals who provide guidance, support, and insights. Our mentors are dedicated to helping you succeed and will be there to offer advice, answer questions, and share their expertise throughout your internship. 
Networking Opportunities: LPEA's internship program offers you the chance to connect with professionals from various departments and fields within the energy industry. By attending networking events and engaging with industry leaders, you'll expand your professional network and open doors to potential future career opportunities. 

Our internship program has been a magnet for talent, with many successful interns joining our team as valuable employees. It's a win-win situation: they gain valuable exposure and experience, while we have the privilege of handpicking the brightest individuals from that talented pool when recruiting," explains Jessica Matlock, LPEA CEO.