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Challenging. Rewarding. Educational.

We’re looking for a new generation of strong and successful leaders to take us to the next level. If you’re motivated, eager to learn and a solid academic performer, we may very well have a place for you.

We’re regularly looking for everything from electrical engineers to finance majors to information technology associates.

Check us out if you’re looking for a place to build a challenging, rewarding career or gain real-life experience to enhance what you’ve been learning in class.

  • What is an intern/cooperative associate (co-op)?
  • What can you expect from an internship/cooperative associate experience?
  • Intern/cooperative associate housing
  • PPL Student Ambassador Program

What is an intern/cooperative associate (co-op)?

An intern/cooperative associate is a full-time college student in an accredited four-year institution who works alongside industry professionals in a program designed to give students practical work experience in their field of study. There are full-time and part-time competitively paid opportunities available throughout the year.

The intern/co-op program helps students determine career interests and gain exposure to a corporate environment while gaining practical skills and experience to supplement their work in the classroom.

Opportunities for interns/cooperative associates are available in Pennsylvania, Montana, and Washington D.C.


• Enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university program.
• Enrolled on a full-time basis as determined by the college or university (12 semester hours).
• Have an acceptable overall 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.

There are intern/co-op opportunities available for various fields of study.

What you can expect from an internship/cooperative associate experience

  • Gain an understanding of the energy and utility industry
  • Obtain experience working for a Fortune 500® company
  • Meet and network with PPL executives, employees, and other interns/co-ops
  • Take on challenging assignments to increase your professional abilities and skills in your field of study


Intern/cooperative associate housing

PPL has arranged with local colleges to provide an affordable housing option for summer interns/co-ops both on-campus and off-campus.

PPL Student Ambassador Program

The Student Ambassador Program encourages interns/cooperative associates, upon their return to college, to help to spread the PPL story by sharing their experience as an intern/co-op. Selected interns/co-ops follow a structured, goal-focused program in assisting PPL in marketing and recruiting. This is a paid program.