SAFE Internships


Student selection for participation in the program is based upon the student's application, interview, references, essays and their ability to meet all criteria outlined in the program participation checklist.

The following lists eligibility criteria for participation in the SAFE program. Applicants must meet all CPS Energy hiring policy requirements.

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Junior in high school
  • Have a grade average of "B" or higher
  • Rank in the top 20% of class
  • Complete CPS Energy online application. Submit HS transcripts, resume, letters of reference(2), essays and parent consent form (attach documents to online application)
  • Demonstrate an interest in seeking a degree applicable to the utility industry
  • Participate in full-time summer employment with CPS Energy after junior year in high school
  • Pass a drug test and background screen prior to summer employment with CPS Energy

Apply to the SAFE program during junior year of high school and intern with us during the summer. The CPS Energy Student Assistance for Education (SAFE) Program is designed to promote higher education for professional careers in public utilities by:

  • Providing personal development through mentoring
  • Providing hands-on learning experiences through paid summer employment 
  • Providing real-world work experience
  • Providing exposure to various utility industry careers
Additional Information:
  • Internship opportunity will be posted during the week of November 26th on the CPS Energy Career Page
  • Deadline to submit Online application and required documents: February 15th
  • For More Information Contact:

Cristina Duarte
CPS Energy Manager Education & Mentoring Programs