Energy professionals work with some of today's most exciting technologies that empower our lives. Explore these college scholarships and internships related to this innovative industry.
Become an intern at ComEd. Find opportunities in many areas.
Internships are posted on ComEd’s Careers website from August-November each year. In 2014, 64% of ComEd’s interns received full-time positions. Engineering (pursuing electrical or mechanical engineering degrees) and non-engineering candidates are welcome to apply.
All engineering groups offer a variety of field and office work depending on the job type. Locations include Rockford, Oak Brook, Lombard, Joliet, Libertyville and other Chicago area offices.
Non-engineering roles support many departments.
Visit the careers section on the Exelon website to apply.
Develop skills in power and energy engineering careers.
The Future of Energy Scholarship provides young adults with up to $10,000 in a scholarship designed to be used towards college tuition and related expenses. The applicants will also have the opportunity to participant in an internship with ComEd, pending successful completion of the hiring process.
This scholarship is open to those who:
Priority will be given to:
Eligible 4-year degrees include:
Spring 2022 Scholarship recipients can be found here. The next round of Future of Energy Scholarship applications is scheduled to launch in late 2022.
The PES Scholarship Plus Initiative™ provides scholarships and real world experience to undergraduates who are interested in power and energy engineering careers. Visit the IEEE website to check out these first-person stories about the power and energy engineering field or learn details about the PES Scholarship Plus Initiative.
Get support developing the essential skills critical for academic success.
ComEd supports Chicago Urban League’s Project Ready College Program, through which students learn and develop essential peripheral skills critical for academic success such as academic responsibility, time management, financial literacy, note-taking and study skills, self-advocacy, seeking academic support, forming study groups, determining degree plans and selecting classes.
Visit the Chicago Urban League's website for details.
Chicago Urban League
Join an intensive four-week program to help transition to college life.
Now in its 8th year, the Exelon Summer Institute is a recognized model for supporting students transitioning to college life. The transition to university life and the academic rigors of the first year of college can be challenging. The Exelon Summer Institute is an intensive 4-week program designed to give new students an opportunity to meet current students, make friends and experience college life at IIT. The program is built around the concept of creating a community of learners in the areas of math, physics, chemistry, writing and computer skills.
Visit admissions on the IIT website for detailed information and to apply for the program.