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Sargent & Lundy Electrical Engineering Intern -- Electrical Analytical Design -- (Summer 2024) in Chattanooga, Tennessee


Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services—from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance—with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

Our Core Values

Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.

Quality–We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.

Accountability–Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.

Our People–We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.

Our Clients–We deliver value and exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.

Innovation–Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.

Meaningful Impact–We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.


As an Electrical Engineering Intern, you will be assigned to work on a project team in our Electrical Analytical Division and assist the engineering team members in the execution of their project work. These projects may involve the modeling and analysis of new and/or modifications and upgrades to transmission, substation, distribution, renewable, battery energy storage system and traditional thermal generating units.

Working under the direction of senior engineers, this internship will offer you the opportunity to utilize and expand your academic background in Electrical Engineering in one or more of the following areas:

  • Assist in the preparation of electrical system models and studies.

  • Aid in development of program automation tools using Python and other scripting languages

  • Work on a variety of tasks associated with project reporting, such as tracking and evaluating project activities, project progress, and associated data.

    Please note that this internship position does not provide a subsidy for relocation expenses.


    We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

    Essential skills and experience:

  • Must have a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering or Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering (BSEE, MSEE, Ph. D.) from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background and coursework in electrical power systems.

  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail.

  • Self-Starter, proactive, able to work independently with minimal direction.

  • Ability to quickly identify and prioritize issues, create solutions and meet deadlines.

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred

  • Prior, related internship or co-op experience

  • Advanced engineering course work in Power Systems, Electric Machines, and/or Power Electronics

  • Prior experience with power system analysis software such as PSS/E, PowerWorld, PSLF, TARA, CYME, Synergi, ETAP, SKM, PSCAD, ATP, or EMTP-RV

    Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.



CountryUnited States

Area of InterestEngineering

TypePart Time - Temporary

Job ID2023-8446