Student Summer Internships
Student Internship Applications for Spring/Summer 2021 (closed for this year)
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As an ACEP summer student intern, you will be partnered with one of Alaska's utilities and/or an ACEP researcher for a 12-week summer assignment. You can anticipate to work with technical staff and field personnel on assignments that could include effective system management, asset deployment and integration, equipment performance analysis, and feasibility studies. 

For examples of previous internship projects, please click on the respective year tabs in the navigation bar of this page. 


This program is designed for junior or senior engineering, computer science, math, economics or similar students with a 3.0+ GPA who have an interest in working on energy projects to benefit Alaskan communities.

You must be able to attend and successfully complete the Alaska Utility Lecture Series (online) and the 5-day Microgrid Boot Camp (in person) to get admitted to the 12-week summer internship.

The application period opens in early October of every year and stays open until all available positions have been filled. 

Timetable for Internship:

  • Lecture Series:   Jan 15 - April 23, 2021 (spring semester, 1CR, CRN 36085)
  • Microgrid Boot Camp:   May 10 - 14, 2021 (5 days, 1CR, CRN 51516)
  • Summer Internship:   May 17 - Aug 6, 2021 (12 weeks, 2CR, CRN 51515)
For more information, please contact Heike Merkel at