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We Energies is seeking MPS juniors for youth apprentices and interns

We Energies is seeking MPS juniors for youth apprentices and internsHigh school juniors can start training for a career now! We Energies is looking for students to train as a line mechanic or gas technician intern, or as a design engineer youth apprentice. Get paid while still in high school! Applications are open now.

Line Mechanic Intern: Maintain power lines and climb electrical poles. Learn about electric distribution, basic electric theory, safety, and materials and operations.
Gas Technician Intern: Maintain equipment, repair leaks, and troubleshoot problems with natural gas lines. Understand how natural gas is used in homes and businesses.

How to Apply: Line Mechanic and Gas Technician Interns

High school juniors: Complete the We Energies internship application at Complete your application SOON to be invited to We Energies Demo Day on October 20 (apply by Oct. 15) or November 3, 2021 (apply by Oct. 29). See line mechanics and gas technicians in action and learn more. Invitations will be sent to students who apply by these deadlines.

Design Engineer Youth Apprenticeship: Work 900 paid hours and learn electrical planning, natural gas design, and engineering concepts. Design construction prints and see them implemented on job sites. Earn up to 12 college credits transferable to MATC.

How to Apply: Design Engineer Youth Apprentice

High school juniors can apply by completing the following steps. The first two steps must be completed to be considered.

The final deadline to apply for both programs is November 12, 2021.

For more information, download a flyer or contact Tamera Coleman at or Emily Brown at


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