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Internships and Co-ops

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Ameren's collegiate internship and co-op program is all about hands on experience and providing professional growth.

The options for collegiate employment are:

January – August Co-op
May – August Internship
May – December Co-op

Please note Ameren’s collegiate program is heavily focused on co-op opportunities to allow us to provide students with more challenging projects and experiences to prepare them for future employment opportunities. 


Growth Potential
Ameren responds to our changing industry by providing new solutions for tomorrow's energy needs. All collegiate coworkers directly impact Ameren's mission to Power the Quality of Life. Opportunities are offered at various locations throughout our service territory in Missouri & Illinois. The purpose of Ameren's collegiate program is to pipeline interns and co-ops to our entry level full time employment openings. Our intern & co-op experience is vast with hands on working experience, professional development, executive networking, and mentoring.

What are the benefits?

  • Competitive compensation with paid holidays.
  • Ameren corporate discounts, including discounts on cell phones, computers, vehicle purchase, fitness memberships, clothing & events
  • Free parking
  • "Dress For Your Day (PDF)" dress code: Typically business casual although Ameren co-workers dress appropriate to calendar day needs (most days allow for jeans)
  • Networking opportunities
  • Competitive edge for full time employment
  • Professional development: leadership, communication, teamwork skills, etc. in a professional environment
  • Housing stipend (eligibility depends on individual's living arrangements)
  • College credit (eligibility depends on individual college or university)
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