Are you ready to get a jump-start on your professional career? CenterPoint Energy's undergraduate internship program gives you a break from the classroom and provides you with real world experience. CenterPoint Energy targets students in electrical, civil, mechanical, industrial and computer engineering.
Intern Program Requirements
A student must meet these requirements to be eligible for our intern/co-op program:
Must be enrolled as a full-time (12 hours) student at an accredited university or college
Field of study is relevant to position for which the student applied
Must be in good academic standing; minimum 3.0/4.0 preferred
Junior or senior standing preferred
Must provide documentation of proof to work in the United States
Types of Engineering Internships/Co-Ops
Transmission Planning - Assists engineers in the design of a safe, reliable and cost-effective transmission system.
Distribution - Prepares electric distribution development plans and writes simple computer programs.
Substation - Assists engineers with calculations and inputs data for transmission and distribution relay settings.
Major Underground - Designs electric service arrangements and calculates fault currents, voltage drops and motor starts.
Civil, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
Gas Engineering - Assists designers in project design activities and researches the status of various public improvement projects.
Pipeline Integrity Engineering and Data - Analyzes and summarizes pipe repair records and conducts research for the pipeline group’s integrity management program.