EEE Related Jobs

Internship or Part Time Job Opportunities

Broadening your experience is an important step for any student in EEE, and gaining that experience through summer internships or full time employment can be one of the best avenues. There are many ways here at Purdue to ‘Link to Opportunities for Work Experience’, such as the Office of Professional Practice or the Center for Career Opportunities (CCO).  On occasion, companies or professional organizations will contact EEE direct with information concerning work opportunities.  This information is listed below as it is received.  Check this site frequently as changes may occur often, especially during peak hiring seasons.  In most instances, a contact person and/or organization website is listed.  If given, the application deadline will be noted.     

Investigate job opportunities via the links below, and to the side under ‘Link to Opportunities for Work Experience’


Interns for Indiana/Interns for Entrepreneurship

Position: Fall part-time Internship (Multiple)

Location: on and near campus

Description:  Interns for Indiana/Interns for Entrepreneurship Program- connecting Purdue University Students to Indiana companies to promote economic development and enhance student education with real world experience.  Through a mutual selection process, we assist companies in selecting students who may contribute in product development, research, process improvement, sales and many other company needs. Companies represented for this session include Animated Dynamics, Inc., DelMar Software Development, FBF Originals, Haan Crafts, LLC, MatchBOX Coworking Studio, Purdue Department of Enrollment Management Analysis and Reporting, Two Cats Inc., and VinSense LLC just to name a few!  


Student Applications accepted: Aug. 24 - Sept. 1, 2015  

Student Interviews Conducted: Sept. 2 - Sept. 8, 2015

Matches Announced: Sept. 10, 2015

Internship (dates you will work): Sept. 14 - Dec. 18, 2015, working 10-12 hrs./wk. for ten weeks

Students selected for an internship are required to enroll in ENTR46000 - Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 (1 credit professional development) and ENTR46100 - Fall 2015 (internship experience).  Interns receive a $1,000 scholarship for participation.

For more information and to apply: To see details and to apply see IfI/IfE.  Deadline to apply for the Fall Part-Time Internship is September 1, 2015

Date Posted to this site - 8/25/2015


Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis (EPSA)

Position: Internships (multiple)

Location: various

Description: The Director of EPSA serves as the principal policy advisor to the Secretary of Energy on energy issues and related integration of energy systems. EPSA is a focal point for policy coordination within the Department on the formulation, analysis, and implementation of energy policy. It also coordinates related programmatic options and initiatives that facilitate the transition to a clean and secure energy economy.

EPSA covers a number of areas in energy policy, including:

  • Climate, Environment, and Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Security
  • Energy Systems and Integration
  • Water-Energy Nexus
  • Critical Materials
  • Energy Finance, Incentives and Program Review
  • State, Local and Tribal Cooperation
  • The Quadrennial Energy Review

Interns in EPSA will:

  • Research discrete energy issues,
  • Write content for research papers or white papers,
  • Prepare memos on specific topics for supervisors,
  • Staff meetings, and
  • Manage other duties as required.


To qualify for an EPSA internship you must:

  • Demonstrate an interest in energy policy, public policy, or a related field
  • Possess the following skills:
    • Strong research and analytical skills,
    • Quantitative reasoning skills,
    • Detail oriented, and
    • Ability to communicate effectively via email and in person.
  • Be available to intern at our office for at least 10 weeks for the given semester (summer, fall, or spring)
  • Be a third or fourth year undergraduate student, a graduate student, or have graduated from either undergraduate or graduate school in the 24 months prior to the start of the internship.
  • Be a U.S. citizen

Through the EPSA Internship you can earn either a stipend or academic credit. Please ask for more details if you are selected for an interview.

For more information and to apply:

If you are interested in applying for an internship, please email the following items:

  • A Cover Letter indicating the following things
    • Your interest in energy policy
    • The areas within EPSA of most interest (up to 3)
    • Your research experience
    • Your student status
    • The desired semester (Summer, Fall, or Spring)
  • Your resume or CV (in PDF format)
  • 1 academic or professional reference (name, position, email, phone)

To apply for Spring 2016, submit all the above materials by October 15, 2015 11:59pm.

If you have any questions about the program, please e-mail

Date Posted to this site - 8/25/2015


Ramboll Environ

Position: multiple

Location: multiple

For more information and to apply: Go to RambollEnviron Under the "Current Openings" "Job Postings" section select "Associate". Look for the jobs that include "summer intern" in the heading.

Date Posted to this site - 7/1/2015


Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

Position: Internships (Multiple for U.S. Dept. of Energy and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Location: various

Description:  The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) sponsors more than 50 research programs for undergraduate students at national laboratories and other federal research facilities in 24 states and some outside the United States. So whether you are seeking a summer internship, a scholarship to help fund your academic progress, or a longer-term research position to provide hands-on laboratory experience, ORISE has a program for you.  There are multiple job listings potentially applicable to EEEs such as internships in the Wind Power Program office, Water Power Program office, Sustainability Office, Government Energy Management Office, Technology and Water Resources Internship, and DOE State Energy Program Clean Air Act. 

For more information and to apply: See details for each job listing and more information on ORISE at the ORISE website.

Date Posted to this site - 7/1/2015


These jobs are currently listed through Purdue's Center for Career Opportunities.




Federal Government Internships: ORISE and USA Jobs

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