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About Progress Energy

Progress Energy is a Fortune 500 energy and utilities company that serves 3.1 million customers in the Carolinas and Florida. With annual revenue of $10 billion and more than 22,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Progress Energy is a leader in its field. In 2006, the company received the Edison Electric Institute’s Edison Award—the industry’s highest honor and in 2008, Progress Energy celebrated its 100th birthday.

Interns work in the nuclear generation, power operations, energy delivery (transmission and distribution), IT, human resources, supply chain, accounting and finance departments, among others. Interns gain an introduction to the energy/utility industry and complete hands- on assignments. About 25 to 50 percent of participants are offered full-time positions upon graduation.


Open to college students with at least sophomore status. Engineering interns must be enrolled in an ABET-accredited engineering program. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible.

Progress Energy

Internship Coordinator
Progress Energy
Progress Energy
P.O. Box 1551
Raleigh, NC 27602


Number of Interns: 101 or more
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: N/A
Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors


Charleston, SC
Tallahassee, FL
Wilmington, NC