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Interns at Calpine Corporation don’t spend their summers running errands. They make meaningful contributions to the company – and to their résumés.

If you want to read about the 2020 summer interns click here.

Candidates who earn positions in Calpine’s competitive, paid internship program come away with realistic, practical perspectives in their areas of specialization. They gain marketable experience and valuable relationships with experts in their fields. Some may interact with our customers as they perform field work while others conduct in-depth research on vital industry topics.

Fields of Study

Calpine’s internship program is well suited to students majoring in or exploring interests in engineering, geological sciences, finance, accounting, economics, mathematics or business. Engineering internships are available within our Power Operations group in Houston or at power plants across the country. Additional opportunities are available in the areas of electricity and natural gas trading, supply chain services, finance and other corporate functions. Most importantly, we look for diligent, ambitious, flexible and responsible candidates who are ready to work hard and learn about the wholesale power industry.


  • Full-time student at an accredited university
  • At least sophomore (30 credit hours)
  • In good standing
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Responsible
  • Flexible
  • Ambitious
  • Strong work ethic
  • Track record of extracurricular activities