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Energy Applications Intern

Job ID:  471

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with like-minded, top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's IT Project Management Office team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Energy Applications Intern position!

Job Description

Become a Puget Sound Energy (PSE) Energy Applications Intern and gain the real-world experience you need to compete in today’s job market! If you want an intern experience that will dramatically shape your career, consider a company that is leading the energy and utility environments in Washington State. At Puget Sound Energy, we understand your career is just getting started; therefore, our Information Technology internships are excellent opportunities to gain first-hand experience. You will have the opportunity to enhance your technical and communication skills, while learning the essential inner workings of PSE’s business environment. You will team up with our internal technology experts to work on high-value efforts to help shape the future of customer engagement, critical business area transformation, and critical infrastructure services such as mobility and cloud.

Job Responsibilities
  • Diagnoses problems, develops and implements environment solutions with oversight from a senior application development analyst.
  • Basic understanding of relevant business processes so that they can be modeled in internal systems.
  • With supervision, maintains or develops simple to moderately complex application components (analysis, design, development and implementation of solutions) based on functional requirements in environments.
  • Provides support to Business Analyst or Sr. Applications Developer in the coordination, facilitating interactive analysis and design sessions with representatives of business line and functional units.
  • Understands scope and process to gather/establish business requirements of new developments to meet changing business needs.
  • Accepts direction and supervision from team members, as required during the development cycle for assigned projects.
  • Helps organize user training programs.
  • Understands the overall IT strategy via direct experience in tactical projects and specific user requirements.
  • Assists Senior Application Developers in designing, configuring and implementing systems that support the company’s business and operational needs.
  • Writes functional requirements, develops test plans, and works with production issues.
  • Follows project and software development methodologies and processes.
  • Works collaboratively with internal Database Administrators.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Currently enrolled as a Sophomore or higher pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, or related field
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Good academic standing
  • A strong work ethic, initiative, and motivation
  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • An interest in the utility sector
  • Familiarity with one or more programming languages (C#, Java, JavaScript, etc.)
Desired Qualifications
  • Active involvement in the community and or extracurricular activities
  • Previous intern experience
  • Familiarity, experience, and/or interest in engineering and energy trading
Additional Information
  • These are temporary positions anticipated to last through the summer in our Bellevue, Redmond, and/or Bothell locations
  • Information Technology Internships are for current students

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams.  Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873.  Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue