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NORTHWESTERN ENERGY Intern - Hydro Engineering (Civil or Geo in BUTTE, Montana

Hydro Engineering Intern (Civil or Geotechnical) Intern


  • Engineering major - Civil, Geotechnical or Geology
  • Ability to demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Good technical writing skills
  • Successfully completed sophomore year or above
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must provide GPA in Resume upon application
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds, and traverse rough terrain, stairs, ladders and wet slippery surfaces
  • Ability to occasionally travel out of town overnight
  • Ability to pass an employment physical, drug test and background check


  • Learn about hydroelectric dams and projects while assisting hydro engineering staff with various light engineering tasks
  • Research, scope, and develop cost estimates to mitigate rockfall issues at various hydroelectric dams
  • Contribute to a variety of tasks assigned to hydro engineering including the collection of data at the hydroelectric sites
  • Participate in organizational work meetings
  • Adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

Temporary position; full-time from May - August, and part-time from September - December.

$18.00 per hour for first year interns, $19.00 per hour for returning interns.

Open until filled.