Gain real, hands-on experience, mentorship, networking connections and more when you participate in an internship with a local business.

  • Westar Energy

    Headquartered in Topeka, Kansas, Westar Energy is the largest electric utility in the state, employing nearly 2,400 people and serving more than 687,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers every day. Westar Energy provides a service that is essential to our modern way of life, yet many students have no idea when they flip their light switch where their electricity comes from. Ten YE alumni will be invited to join the Westar team this summer to develop a business proposal and implementation plan to focus on raising awareness and K-12 students and teachers.

    818 S Kansas Ave
    Topeka, 66612

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    Date: 35-40 hours a week for two weeks, June 4-8 and June 11-15

  • ECI Systems

    In 2004, President and CEO Christian Dodge founded ECI Systems. ECI Systems provides design, installation and sustainment for all building systems. There are many building systems but the most common are your mechanical, electrical, plumbing and integrated systems. Today these systems are getting more and more complex and also rely on each other for proper performance and reliability. Up to three YE alumni will have the opportunity to work as a team learning the business and tasked with how to better utilize meetings both internally and externally.

    3620 Legion Lane St
    George, 66535

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    Date: 12 hours over a three day period, flexible between June or July

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