City Light Interns

At City Light, our internships focus on professional development, giving you the chance to work closely with professionals on meaningful projects, engage with utility leaders, and develop real-world skills.

Read about the diverse experiences of three City Light interns: An intern’s guide to City Light – a look back with the 2021 cohort.

We have internships in a variety of areas - from engineering, finance and accounting, to communications, human resources, environmental affairs, and many others.

Working on Projects that Matter

As a City Light intern, your time will be focused on the real work of the utility:

  • Creating new content for employees and customers related to our work
  • Tackling large-scale projects alongside your professional colleagues
  • Developing solutions to address business-critical issues we face
  • Going out into the field and working to help power Seattle

The result is a portfolio of work that puts your education into practice and builds skills you can use in your professional field of interest.

Professional Development Opportunities

In addition to work assignments, you will have opportunities for learning and development, including:

  • Engaging directly with executive leadership
  • Learning how electricity is generated and delivered to our region
  • Attending professional development workshops on the business of the utility
  • Working with other interns across the utility and learning from them

Support to Succeed

As an intern, you will receive 100% support from your managers, mentors and teammates throughout the utility. We provide a warm, welcoming and encouraging environment for learning - investing in our interns to fuel growth in individuals, our utility and our community.

City Light

Dawn Lindell, General Manager and CEO
Address: 700 5th Ave, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 34023, Seattle, WA, 98124-4023
Phone: (206) 684-3000

Seattle City Light was created by the citizens of Seattle in 1902 to provide affordable, reliable, and environmentally responsible electric power to the City of Seattle and neighboring suburbs.