Intern: Engineering (Summer 2017)

Requisition ID 3010BR
Title Intern: Engineering (Summer 2017)
Time Period Summer
Recruiting Location PA-Allentown
Corporate Summary
As one of the largest investor-owned companies in the U.S. utility sector, PPL Corporation delivers on its promises to customers, investors, employees and the communities we serve. Our utilities ? Western Power Distribution, Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, and PPL Electric Utilities ? provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the United States and the United Kingdom. PPL has grown from a company with customers and facilities in one region of Pennsylvania to a diverse energy company with more than 10 million customers in the U.S. and the U.K. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees around the U.S. and abroad. Be sure to follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/pplcareers LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/ppl-corporation/careers?trk=top_nav_careers.
Several departments within our PPL Electric Utilities organization are seeking 12 students to work full time (40 hours/week) during summer 2017, in various PPL locations throughout Pennsylvania.
Position Summary
A PPL Intern is a temporarily employed full-time college student in an accredited four-year institution of higher learning, who is offered a work-study program designed to give college students practical work experience in their field of study. This program often helps students determine career interests. Beyond the scope of the actual tasks performed, the student becomes familiar with a corporate environment and gains practical skills and knowledge to supplement their classroom experience.
Joining PPL as an intern provides you with the opportunity to explore possible career opportunities along with:
+ Meeting senior executives,
+ Becoming members of business resource groups,
+ Participating in community service projects, and
+ Contributing to departmental goals.
Job Description
The PPL Electric Utilities intern will actively work to improve the state of the Transmission and Distribution grid and meet the ever-growing need for electricity. Intern candidates will be eligible for a position in any of the PPL Electric Utilities Transmission, Substation, and Distribution Engineering or Project Management departments.
Candidate Qualifications Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration.
Basic Qualifications
+ Enrolled in a curriculum leading to a baccalaureate or masters degree in Engineering or Construction Management from a college or university accredited by ABET or recognized by ABET as substantially equivalent.
+ Enrolled on a full-time basis (12 semester hours). Students may not continue as an Intern/Co-operative Associate once they have graduated.
+ Have an acceptable overall (cumulative) grade point average, not lower than a 3.0.
+ Eligible to work in accordance with Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS) regulations.
+ Able to provide an official student transcript and other required information.
+ 18 years of age or older.
Preferred Qualifications
+ Able to work in a team environment.
+ Able to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills.
+ Demonstrated leadership abilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity PPL is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Removal Date 01-Apr-2017 3f61394c499b407fa3aea3ca94c025f3

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