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Alliant Energy Intern - Engineering in Iowa Falls, Iowa

An internship with Alliant Energy is your opportunity to apply your coursework to challenging and meaningful projects. Last summer, our interns completed projects with a direct impact on our company’s future, including creating customer experience proposals, meeting customer renewable energy needs, and implementing new systems. Interns were able to virtually network and learn about Alliant Energy through a kick-off event, executive luncheon, fun interdepartmental challenges, and other opportunities.

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Job Description

Job Summary

I am Energy! Are you? Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for exciting college internship opportunities for summer 2024. Join us as we work toward a clean energy future for the communities we serve!

  • Location: This is an in-person position reporting to the Iowa Falls, IA project site and requires travel to other office locations and job sites. Candidate must reside in Iowa.

  • Start Date: Monday, May 20th

What you will do

As an Engineering Intern, you’ll learn about and contribute to our wind turbine refurbishing project in Franklin County, Iowa. You’ll work with various internal teams and stakeholders. Some projects you’ll complete include:

  • Engage in major construction project involving civil, mechanical and electrical work

  • Wind turbine field observations, including field documentation

  • Support the construction documentation/reporting associated with large, complex projects


  • We are looking for students pursuing a bachelor's degree in construction or civil engineering

  • Preferred: Junior or Senior with construction project experience

  • Currently holding a GPA of 2.75 or higher

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite

  • Ability to climb 80 meters within a wind turbine

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job

  • Knowledge of safety rules

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate work and work with others

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in a diverse work environment

Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.

Our Values

Live Safety. Everyone. Always | Make Things Better | Care For Others | Do The Right Thing | Act For Tomorrow | Think Beyond. Be Bold

Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this dedication, Alliant Energy works to ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to preform key job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the HR Service Center at (608) 458-8458.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Alliant Energy and affiliates is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Applicants in need of a reasonable accommodation for any part of the hiring process, please email

It's an exciting time to join Alliant Energy! Our innovative thinking and fresh, sustainable approach to energy sets us apart. If you're looking for a place that values diverse backgrounds, offers flexible work options and wants to build better communities and a better tomorrow, consider a career with Alliant Energy.

At Alliant Energy, our employees make a difference by delivering an essential service for our customers and communities every day. We care about our employees. We want them to be safe, happy and healthy.

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