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University programs

Our university programs are invaluable in attracting and retaining the talent needed to advance the ISO to new levels of excellence.


We have targeted campuses throughout the country, that are turning out the next generation of thought leaders in power engineering, economics, information technology, and other disciplines key to our business. We offer summer internships, co-ops, and internships during the school year (on a limited basis).

Summer internship program

We look for graduate students, college juniors or seniors with a minimum of one more semester to finish their degree after the summer internship.

You will be paid a competitive wage for hours worked. Compensation rates vary by field and academic level.

You will work in an extremely collaborative environment inside our LEED certified campus in Folsom, California.

Typical Assignments 
You will be assigned to a mentor manager who is responsible for overseeing your assignment and coaching you along the way. You will be given a project where you can make an impact and stretch yourself. Summer interns usually work 8 to 10 weeks.

Why intern at California ISO?

  • Opportunities to make friends with other interns

  • Workshops on industry topics like Smart Grid, Renewable Integration, Market Monitoring

  • Participate in ISO employee events

  • Meet and interact with California ISO Leaders

  • Internship participants increase their prospects for full-time positions upon graduation

  • Check Current Jobs for posted internship opportunities