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University Programs

PG&E has been around for over 100 years. To power the future, we’re rethinking how to deliver energy in the safest, most affordable way without allowing the boundaries of the past to limit our vision.

So, whether you’re seeking a paid summer internship or your first job out of college, when you join PG&E, you can expect socially impactful projects and plenty of leadership exposure. All combined with the tools, innovative spirit and support you need to define your career path and shape your future.

The best part is…it doesn’t stop there. You’ll also have a hand in shaping the future of energy.

Are you ready?

Summer Internships

A paid summer internship with PG&E gives you real-world exposure to a dynamic, evolving and exciting business. Internship opportunities are available for both bachelor’s and master’s degree students. You simply need to be currently enrolled in an accredited university and returning to school in the fall to continue your education toward a degree.


  • Engineering and Information Technology Summer Internships are generally posted in the fall and filled shortly afterwards for the upcoming summer for Gas Operations and IT.
  • Business and other majors are generally posted starting in January and extend through March, with hiring decisions made shortly thereafter.
  • Search jobs using the keyword “internship” during the timeframes described above to view available opportunities.

Recent Graduate Rotation Development Programs

Our rotation development programs span Gas Operations, Electric Operations and Information Technology. As a recent graduate, you can join us for a 12- to 18-month rotation development program that includes two to three six-month rotations, exposing you to various aspects of our business.


  • Recruiting generally occurs in the fall but may go into the spring as needed.
  • Search jobs using the keyword “ERDP” for the Engineer Rotation Development Program or “IT RDP” for the Information Technology Rotation Development Program during the timeframe described above to view available opportunities.

Engineer Rotation Development Program
(ERDP) – Gas Operations and Gas Engineering

  • This 18-month program provides the opportunity to gain experience in up to three departments.
  • Ideal candidates are graduating with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering, or recent graduates with a degree in these disciplines.

Engineer Rotation Development Program
(ERDP) – Electric Engineering

  • This 12-month program will give you experience in up to two departments within the service territory of Sacramento, Fresno or the Bay Area.
  • Ideal candidates are graduating with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering (an emphasis in Power Systems is desired), or recent graduates with a degree in this discipline.

Information Technology Rotation Development Program IT RDP

  • This 18-month program offers experiences in up to three departments.
  • Ideal candidates are graduating with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or recent graduates with a degree in these disciplines.

What our Interns Like About PG&E

Devin S

I love helping people. Knowing that what I do truly makes a difference inspires me to get up for work and give my all every day.

Toni P. UC Irvine
Electrical Engineering Major
Transmission Line Project Management Intern
Nayely D

The manager for my position is very insightful, doing his utmost to make sure I was included as well as getting valuble experience. My coworkers always make sure I was comfortable within my work environment and offering help with my assigned tasks.

Timoteo R. CSU Chico
Construction Management Major
Electrical Distribution Operations Intern
Ibrahim A

There's always something new to learn about the company's operations.

Ashley B. Southern A&M College
Mechanical Engineering Major
Workforce Excellence Intern
James Prosser

It's given me the opportunity to learn about nuclear power generation firsthand. My coworkers have been very welcoming and are great mentors.

Alex W. Harvard University
Mechanical Engineering Major
Risk and Regulatory, Diablo Canyon Power Plant Intern
James Prosser

The electric distribution planning team in San Luis Obispo has provided me with exceptional problem solving skills and a great opportunity. I've learned the value of real-world experiences and the importance of applying theorical knowledge within a professional setting.

Alejandra Z. Cal Poly SLO
Electrical Engineering Major
Electrical Distribution Planning Intern

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