Summer Intern - Electrical Engineer - PSS

SC Electric Company Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

The Human Energy of S&C

Integrity, enthusiasm, sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C supports these qualities with a strong package of pay and benefits, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and broad opportunities for advancement.

Location: Chicago

Address of Location: 6601 N Ridge Blvd, IL, Chicago 60626

Education Requirements:
High School Diploma/ GED Required

Relevant Work Experience

Less than 1 year


S&C is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching, protection, and power quality products for low, medium, and high-voltage power systems.

The Electrical Engineering Summer Intern works under the direction of an engineer while learning about and executing electrical designs or analysis for power system projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conduct analytical studies and make analysis, interpretations, and conclusions under guidance and supervision.

  • Perform analytical studies, which includes modeling of electrical power systems.

  • Researching information related to the analysis being performed.

  • Utilizing computer software such as CYME, SKM, PSCAD, ETAP, ATP, EMTP-RV, PSS/E, PSLF to perform analytical studies.

  • Presenting findings and reports to both internal and external customers with results, conclusions, and recommendations.

  • Working alongside our customers to obtain clear and bounded scope of work.

  • Develop an understanding of the technical and commercial issues applicable to integration of renewable energy and smart grid technologies into electrical power systems.

  • Prepare reports and presentations for customers in a manner which enhances S&C's engineering reputation.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

  • Must be in good standing as a student at the Bachelor's, Master's or Ph.D. degree level at an accredited university majoring in an Electrical Engineering and returning to school full-time at the end of the internship.

  • Knowledge of Electrical Engineering fundamentals and theory with an emphasis on power engineering.

  • Good computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word. Knowledge of and analytical software is a plus.

  • The ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.


  • Physical demands are those normally associated with a regular office environment.

Number of Openings: 1.00

Employment Status: Exempt

Employment Classification: Co-Op/Intern

Shift: 1

Core Working Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.

S&C's products help deliver electric power efficiently and reliably. Some are used to switch circuits. Others minimize damage to equipment in the event of a fault or reduce the area of an outage by automatically rerouting power flow; S&C's sophisticated power-quality products can deliver uninterrupted power for an entire facility, for crucial process industries.

In addition, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, and testing services for electric utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional power systems.

S&C provides solutions for customers worldwide. The company has engineering offices and manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Franklin, Wisconsin; Alameda, California; Duvall, Washington; Rockville, Maryland; and Orlando, Florida. S&C subsidiaries operate in Toronto, Canada; Curitiba, Brazil; Mexico City and Aguascalientes, Mexico; Wales, United Kingdom; South Yarra, Australia; and Suzhou, China.

Thank you for your interest in S&C Electric Company. S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please see

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Summer Intern - Electrical Engineer - PSS

SC Electric Company