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Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. Beneficial Electrification Intern (IRC32201) in Westminster, Colorado

Brief Posting Description

Tri-State is a power utility providing electricity to rural electric cooperatives. We have anIntern vacancy available for the 2020 summer in our Beneficial Electrification group. Students who have successfully completed their junior year towards a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Economics or Business from an accredited college or university program are encouraged to apply.


This position offers a student hands on opportunity to assist with the beneficial electrification programs for an electric utility involving researching, analyzing and modeling various programs that reduce emissions and/or lower energy costs for residential, commercial/industrial and farming/ranching customers.

Job Requirements

Work scope :

  • Intern will work with Beneficial Electrification staff on activities related to researching, analyzing and modeling beneficial electrification programs for the use of electricity by various customers which reduce emissions caused by the use of fossil fuels and provide cost efficient energy.

Expected Outcomes :

  • Gain knowledge and experience in assisting with researching, analyzing and modeling programs that are beneficial to electricity consumers regarding emissions and energy cost efficiency.


Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work well with a variety of people; strong verbal and written communications skills; strong organizational skills; strong work ethic and willingness to learn.

  • Experience and/or familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, and possibly Matlab.


  • The duration of this summer position will be from about mid-May until mid-August (flexible depending on the student's start/end of semester). The work schedule is Monday through Friday, forty hours/week.

  • Tri-State offers a competitive pay rate for this position.

Location :

This Intern position is based at Tri-State's Headquarters at 1100 W. 116th Avenue, Westminster, CO 80234.

Tri-State offers a competitive pay rate for this intern position.

Additional Details

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Company Description

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,480 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.

Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.

Interested? Here is how to Apply:

To apply please go to at then click on the Careers link and search for Beneficial Electrification Intern. Please attach your resume and most recent college transcript when applying online.