Arkansas - Engineering Interns - Summer 2024

AEP Service Corporation
Remote friendly

Job Summary

We’re seeking a motivated and talented Student Intern Engineer to join our Engineering team in Fayetteville, Arkansas. As a leader in the energy industry, we’re committed to delivering reliable and sustainable energy solutions to our valued customers. This opportunity will offer you a unique chance to advance your skills while gaining experience in the utility industry. Join us and contribute to the meaningful projects that have a positive impact on the communities we serve.

Job Description

Who We Are:

The power of AEP comes from our valued team of unique employees…. the best in the business!  We’re proud to be one of the largest electric energy companies in the U.S., powering over 5 million homes and businesses, spanning across 11 states.  We’re passionate about making an innovative difference in the communities we serve.  We’re powering the future – today!

What You’ll Do:

  • Documentation and Reporting: You’ll record and analyze test data and statistical data. You’ll assist in updating and maintaining engineering records and files as well as preparing and documenting cost estimates.

  • Project Support: You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with experienced engineers while assisting in the planning, designing, and execution of projects.  You’ll also assist in preparing memoranda, engineering reports and presentations.  

  • Field Work:  You may occasionally participate in field visits to operational facilities where you’ll gain knowledge and understanding of power system operations as well as assist in performing inspections and tests.

  • Learning and Development:  You’ll actively participate in training sessions and knowledge building projects.  Many of the duties you’ll perform will be under direct supervision or assisting others.  In this role, you’ll take on new challenges allowing you to utilize and expand your engineering skills.

  • Gain Knowledge: You’ll embrace AEP’s safety culture as you begin to understand safety guidelines and standards in both the office and field environment.

Note:  The duties outlined above are a general guideline.   Specific responsibilities may be adjusted based on skills and interests, as well as current projects and requirements. 

Physical demand is Sedentary.

Where You’ll Work: Hybrid (Fayetteville)

What You’ll Get:

Intern Student Engineer (Grade Intern): Pay commensurate with education/experience

  • Minimum: $15.00/HR

  • Mid-Point: $23.50/HR

Duration: Minimum 10 weeks

What We’re Looking For:

  • Education: Completion of freshman year in a four (4) year Engineering Program recognized by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

  • Capabilities:  Adaptability, Work Standards, Execution, Technical and Professional Knowledge, Lives the AEP Values

Other Skills Needed:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Genuine interest in the electric utility sector, energy efficiency and sustainability practices

  • Effective time management skills

Equal Employment Employer:

AEP is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.  We celebrate and embrace diversity and provide an inclusive environment for all employees while delivering a stable, rewarding career in the energy industry.


Compensation Data

Compensation Grade:


Compensation Range:

$15.00-23.50 USD

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