Internship program

This is not your average internship.

At Alliant Energy, we invest in our employees so they can grow, develop new skills and be prepared for new opportunities. We are a company of learners and difference makers.

Our culture of respect and learning fuels the creative problem-solving our engineers use to create tomorrow’s energy solutions.

Your personal growth is important and valued. That is why we offer various training opportunities.

You’ll work on real projects that will make a difference.

Full pay and full days!

Are you looking for a unique and PAID internship? You’ll work on real projects that make a difference.

We'll show you the day-to-day and behind-the-scenes in the energy industry.

  • Tour a hydro-plant that’s more than 100 years old and still an important part of our portfolio.
  •  See how we make electricity at our natural gas-powered generating facilities.
  • Visit a wind farm and see solar power in action.
  • Network with other interns at social events.
  • Meet executives at networking events.
  • Get to know the community through volunteering.
  • Take in a local semi-pro baseball game.
  • Learn life-saving CPR.
  • Gain new perspective in our Diversity Workshop.

Here are just a few of the initiatives waiting for you: Solar projects, improving IT systems and leading the country in supply chain technology.

Don't just take our word for it....

“I really enjoy working at Alliant Energy. Every day is new and exciting and I know my work affects our customers’ lives in a good way.”
Laine, UW Platteville

“The opportunities for networking are endless here! Getting to explore new places and see how the projects that you are working on could be applied to that place is amazing.”
Tyler, Mount Mercy University
Marketing and Human Resource Management student

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Alliant Energy interns: In their own words

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Internships at Alliant Energy

Ready to take the next step?

A majority of our internships are located at our headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin and the Alliant Energy Tower in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. There are also interns based at our generating stations throughout our service area in Wisconsin and Iowa. The location is dependent upon business needs and the type of work assigned to the intern.

Internships are available year-round, but our program is the most active during the summer months. The duration is based on your schedule. We post all our internship opportunities on our online application system as they become available throughout the year.

Please consider setting up an account on our application system so you can create a Job Alert that will notify you when positions of interest become available.

See current internship opportunities
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We support a wide range of programs that will help connect you to a great career, including paid apprenticeships, challenging internships, rotational programs and more.

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