Students

Internships at Jackson EMC give high school and college students the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in their field of study or interest. Our internship program helps students develop important skills while learning about our company and the industry. Our goal is to help students learn the necessary skills and provide them with a sense of direction to be successful in the next stage of their careers.

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Intern Q & A: Hunter Thompson

Hunter is a senior at the University of Georgia, where he’s studying engineering. He has been an intern with Jackson EMC since May 2018.

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Love robotics? So does Sandie.

Sandie Gaskins came to Jackson EMC in July 2016 as an intern in our engineering department.

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Jonathan Weaver

Some of our rock star interns and co-op students turn into stellar full-time employees. Jonathan Weaver began working at Jackson EMC in 1997 and he’s been here ever since.

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Tabitha And Friends

Q&A with Tabitha Wascher

Tabitha Wascher found a love for engineering at Jackson EMC while still in high school. Sixteen years later, she’s now helping to train our next generation of engineers as a mentor for the same work-based learning program that placed her here.

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FAQ

Our formal internship program is a work in progress. We’ll begin posting internship opportunities on our website soon. Currently, we notify local high schools, colleges and universities when we have an internship opportunity.

At some point in the near future, you’ll be able to apply for internships at our website. In the meantime, you may send your resume to employment@jacksonemc.com to inquire about an internship opportunity.

There is no absolute minimum number of hours that our internships are required to work. Generally, interns are expected to work somewhere between 15-25 hours per week, depending on the student’s class schedule and availability.

Our internships are intended to last for at least one semester. How long they continue beyond that is dependent upon the student’s availability and his/her work performance as an intern with Jackson EMC.

If you’re selected for an interview, you’ll be asked to meet with a representative from Human Resources, the person who would be your supervisor, and one additional Jackson EMC employee. You’ll be asked questions about your education, previous work or internship experience, and some other general questions. We’ll need some additional information so that we can conduct appropriate background and reference checks to help us determine if you’re the best candidate for our open position.

Yes.