Internships and Jobs

Join the team at the Energy Institute

The Colorado State University Energy Institute and the Powerhouse Energy Campus is like a Wonka Factory for energy enthusiasts. There’s an endless array of opportunities for students to gain valuable career skills with internships and jobs.

Current openings

Digital Media Intern

The digital media intern will work under the direct supervision of the communications manager at the Powerhouse Energy Campus to create original design, web, and video content to showcase the research, education, events, and stories at the CSU Energy Institute. This is an incredible opportunity to build your portfolio and showcase your creativity!

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide design support for all printed and digital marketing materials, including but not limited to flyers, brochures, web banners, advertisements, e-newsletters, and social media campaigns
  • Assist with production of new video content (shooting and editing) to share across multiple communication channels
  • Take ownership of and regularly update the Energy Institute’s prominent display screens in the main lobby of the Powerhouse, including the creation of new content to showcase the people and projects of the Energy Institute
  • Assist with website and blog updates via WordPress
  • Help create new logos and animated graphics, as needed

Job Qualifications:

  • Current CSU student
  • Strong background in graphic design
  • Experience in video production and editing
  • Experience with Adobe Software (InDesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro, Photoshop) and Canva
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects
  • Strong work ethic and commitment

Work hours:  12-15 hours per week

How to Apply:

Please submit the following materials in a single PDF document to Communications Manager Andrea Leland (

  • Resume and brief explanation of your interest in the position
  • Two examples from your portfolio to highlight your design and/or video experience