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College. It’s a truly exciting time with your whole life ahead of you. 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.

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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

As baby boomers retire and positions in the highly skilled trades are opening up, many high school graduates are opting out of taking the traditional four-year college route.

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
  • A minimum of 18 weeks of paid cooperative work experience over two years
  • Potential future employment opportunities as a utility worker for successful graduates who meet all program requirements

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

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

Management Trainee Program

Management Training Programs

Eversource selects recent college graduates with degrees in Engineering and immerses them in all aspects of our electric and gas distribution businesses, giving them a well-rounded background by the end of the program.

Qualified candidates should have a degree in Engineering and be authorized to work in the United States.​

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

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.

For more information, visit Manchester Community College's website.

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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