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College. Make the most of your future and education by discovering all Eversource has to offer. We have relationships with some of the best colleges and universities in New England and beyond. Join us and learn how you can tap into your full potential while achieving real-world experience, results and success through one of the following programs. And, if you are hired as a full time employee, you may be able to participate in our Tuition Reimbursement Program to continue your education.

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Co-ops & Internships

Co-ops & Internships

Eversource offers students the opportunity to learn about the utility business while gaining hands-on experience in a real work environment. As valued members of our team, co-ops and interns are revered for their fresh outlook, unique problem-solving skills and energetic contributions.

Every co-op and intern is exposed to a variety of projects and tasks to foster career development, personal achievement and success at Eversource. Positions are available in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Here’s What One of Our Recent Co-op Students Had to Say:

During my time at Eversource, I was not only able to learn but also to contribute through working on different projects. I was always able to share my thoughts and opinions. It is a great working environment with great people who are always willing to help you learn and achieve more.

Eversource’s Co-op & Internship Program

  • Work assignments that provide both learning and work experience for students interested in Accounting, Energy Efficiency, Engineering, Environmental, Legal, Marketing, Operations, Sales and Procurement
  • Social opportunities at gatherings and training activities that provide networking opportunities to meet other students
  • Opportunities to network with full-time employees, senior management and seasoned professionals in your field of study
  • Most positions are paid, some are for credit only

As an intern or co-op at Eversource, you will receive challenging, meaningful work that will allow you to apply your academic coursework to the real work environment.

To provide knowledge and guidance, all co-ops and interns are assigned a mentor—an experienced employee who can offer coaching, feedback and valuable business insight.

Program Requirements:

  • Academic major must relate to applicable co-op or internship
  • Leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities is preferred
  • Work availability of at least 10 to 12 weeks for internships and six months for co-ops
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States

Electric Power Utility Technology Program

Electric Power Utility Technology Program

Eversource has partnered with the Local 369 Utility Workers Union of America, Local 12004 United Steel Workers Union and Bunker Hill Community College to offer the Electric Power Utility Technology Program for applicants living in and around the Boston area.

This accredited Associate of Science degree program includes the following:

  • Two years of academic, technical, and onsite training, along with a certificate in natural gas technology.
  • A minimum of 10-12 weeks of paid cooperative work experience per semester over two years
  • Potential future employment opportunities as an electric or gas utility worker for successful graduates who meet all program requirements

Please contact us at 781-441-8300 or eput@eversource.com for more information.

EPUT Description

Designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of electric and gas related position; students will complete coursework in Algebra, College Writing, DC Circuit Theory and various laboratory assignments.

Students are required to maintain grades of C or better in all courses throughout the program.

Eversource Provides tuition assistance to enrolled students up to $600 a semester. Students also have the opportunity to participate in summer internships- starting at $13 an hour for the first year and $14 an hour the second. Interns will be provided brand new protective eye wear (prescription lenses are covered), steel toed boots, fire resistant clothing and a hardhat.

Graduates meeting necessary criteria will have the opportunity to interview with Eversource for a job. Positions start at approximately $30 an hour with great opportunities for advancement in the company.

For more detailed information on this career opportunity, please read the EPUT Program Brochure

HOW TO APPLY

    Applying to the EPUT program is a multi-step process:

  1. Complete the BHCC online application at - https://www.bhcc.edu/admissions/applynow/
  2. Determine if you need to take the College Placement Test (CPT). All students must take the exam unless they are exempt from taking the test. Visit https://www.bhcc.edu/assessment for more information and how to schedule the placement test.
  3. Submit a copy of your final High School Transcript to BHCC. Please upload your documents to your application online or email them to admissions@bhcc.mass.edu.
  4. If you meet the academic requirements for BHCC you will receive an email from Eversource with next steps to continue with the application process
  5. Submit an Eversource Application
  6. Complete Eversource’ s pre-screening requirements to determine eligibility and acceptance in the EPUT program. Space is limited.

The program is now accepting applications for classes starting in the Fall of 2019. Deadline to apply is 3/29/2019.

A Journey To Full-time Employment: EPUT Program

Chris started in the EPUT program and has worked in a variety of business areas. He is currently a Distribution Support Technician in our Gas business. It may be a long holiday break between semesters for most traditional college students, but it’s co-op season for students in our Eversource Electric Power Utility Technology (EPUT) Program.

Chris graduated from EPUT and works in the Gas Division

It’s one thing to know you don't want a desk job— but quite another to pick up a shovel and dig deep to find a career that’s the right fit for you. Here, an apprentice in our Electric Power Utility Technology (EPUT) Program is getting valuable “on the job/street” training in Cambridge, MA.

Nick graduated from EPUT and works as an Underground Lineworker

Natural Gas Field Technician Program

Natural Gas Field Technician Certificate (CT BASED)

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Natural Gas Field Technician Certificate program is a partnership with Eversource Energy and Middlesex Community College.

The natural gas industry is experiencing tremendous growth in meeting and serving the energy demands of homeowners, businesses, and municipalities across Connecticut. Expanding access to natural gas and accelerated replacement programs has driven a higher demand for skilled resources to construct, maintain, and service the natural gas infrastructure.

Middlesex Community College is partnering with Eversource Energy to deliver a program specifically designed to help develop the future workforce needed in this growing field. Experienced natural gas industry instructors will teach classes at the Eversource training facility in nearby Berlin, CT. Students will develop the fundamental skills required to safely and efficiently install and maintain gas distribution facilities, including the proper use of tools and equipment. They will also build a strong working knowledge of approved industry practices. Working in the natural gas industry is a physically demanding job encompassing a variety of physical tasks, including bending, twisting, lifting, digging, and carrying equipment.

As a selective admissions program, students must follow the application process and meet all deadlines. Applications close on May 15, 2019.

For more information, please see Middlesex’s Certificate Program

Electrical Lineworker Pre-Apprentice Certificate Program

Electrical Lineworker Pre-Apprentice Certificate Program

Eversource, in partnership with New Hampshire's Manchester Community College, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Locals 104 and 1837, and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), now offers a certificate program that will prepare graduates for a lineworker apprenticeship leading to careers in the electric power industry.

The hands-on certification program will include in-classroom learning and laboratory courses at local training facilities. Students will complete course work, including electrical theory, basic math, communications, CPR and safety. Courses will prepare students for employment in a variety of electrical fields, with an emphasis on electrical lineworker responsibilities and tasks.

Upwardly Mobile Opportunities

In addition to the in-classroom coursework, students will learn how to climb a utility pole, as well as how to use equipment and tools to safely complete overhead and underground construction. During curriculum breaks, students will complete a paid internship with Eversource or an IBEW contractor. Prospective students will be required to pass a placement test and a physical fitness exam in order to qualify for enrollment.

Graduates of the Pre-Apprentice Certificate Program may also transfer credits to Manchester Community College’s Electrical Technology or Technical Studies associate degree programs. Program highlights include:

  • 25 credit hours, to be completed consecutively over a two-semester period
  • Academic courses at Manchester Community College in NH
  • Hands-on training at Eversource and IBEW facilities in New Hampshire
  • Training internship with Eversource and/or an IBEW contractor

Enrollment is limited.

Engineering Professional Development Program

Engineering Professional Development Program

The Engineering Professional Development Program provides recent engineering graduates an opportunity for career development, training and varied work experience in Eversource's electric businesses.

The program provides participants the opportunity to gain experience working in different engineering areas. Each engineer will spend six months in three key internal areas of Eversource before transitioning to a traditional engineering position.

The six key areas are:

  • Substation Engineering
  • Protection & Control Engineering
  • Distribution Engineering
  • System Planning
  • Field Engineering
  • Grid Modernization

Participants will be assigned a mentor to help with professional development and coaching while working in their assignments. They will also receive business area briefings and technical training to help prepare for a successful career at New England's largest electric utility.

Requirements

Eversource is looking for candidates with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering who graduated with a GPA of 3.0 or above.

Potential participants must be able to work in a team environment, hold a valid motor vehicle operator's license and be authorized to work in the ​U.S. without sponsorship.

For more information, please contact our College Relations team at: universityrelations@eversource.com

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