Museum Internship - Snoqualmie Falls

Date:  Mar 26, 2024
Job ID:  4595

Snoqualmie, WA, US, 98065

Remote and Hybrid Work Opportunities:  In Office

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with 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 Environmental Services team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Museum Internship - Snoqualmie Falls position!  

Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

Puget Sound Energy is looking to hire three interns to support our Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Museum, Snoqualmie Falls Park! 


Become a PSE Intern and gain the real-world experience you need to compete in today's job market. You will gain the opportunity to enhance your technical and communication skills, while learning the essential inner-workings of PSE’s utility environment. Start building your future today with practical knowledge that will complement the achievements you made while in school. The internship is an excellent opportunity to play an integral role within PSE to help serve customers, neighboring communities, and the environment. PSE provides a work culture where all employees are valued, respected, and given the opportunity to achieve maximum performance. Gain the energy to do great things through a career with Puget Sound Energy!


The ideal candidate will conduct outreach to targeted audiences including education organizations, in promoting/sustaining facility visitations, as well as coordinating with other PSE departments, and with corporate programs/initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

This is a unique opportunity to support the Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project, Puget Sound Energy's oldest power-generating operation and the world's first completely underground power plant. More than a century after its construction, the facility still produces clean, cost-effective electricity for the region. In addition, the hydroelectric project's public park and trails have for decades been one of the Pacific Northwest's most popular scenic destinations, drawing approximately 2 million visitors annually to view the majestic 270-foot waterfall. This summer internship will welcome visitors and set the tone for the visitor experience with an emphasis on education and safety. The intern will provide tours, presentations and implement/interpret facility educational materials and exhibits. There will be opportunities to learn Puget Sound Energy’s history and deliver authentic and consistent information relative to PSE history and role in the community. There will also be opportunities to host special visitors and public officials when required. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled as a Sophomore or higher in History, Museum Studies, Parks and Recreation
  • Management or a related area of study
  • Comfortable presenting a variety of materials to new audiences and possess excellent communication skills
  • Experience interacting with the public
  • Good academic standing
  • Strong work ethic, initiative, and motivation
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Interested in the energy and/or utility field

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to learn unfamiliar content in a specific timeframe
  • Prior tour, museum or visitor center experience
  • Experience in Heritage programs 

Additional Information

Interns must be 18 years of age or older. The start date will be dependent on intern availability, but generally lasts between Memorial Day (start date would be May 28) and Labor Day. The hours of operation for the museum are Wednesday through Sunday, 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

The pay range for this position is $20-25 per hour. This position is not benefits eligible.


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.


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, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.


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 or 425-462-3017.

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