Summer Internship Tech II, Fisheries
Portland General Electric - Oregon

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 3, 2013 or until filled

Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon's largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping shape Oregon's energy future. Among the millions of ordinary jobs in the world are a few special places — the team-driven environments with the resources and support you need to succeed. That's PGE — the unique combination of a friendly, supportive atmosphere with a progressive vision for business success. It's fun. It's challenging. It's enriching. And it's a big reason why the average PGE employee has spent almost 14 years with us. If you're looking for a new opportunity in an essential, dynamic industry, consider becoming a part of our PGE team.

Summer Internship Tech II, Fisheries (S13-001)

This summer internship position will work on a diverse array of fisheries research projects including fish tagging and tracking evaluations, water quality monitoring, and adult fish sorting and enumeration. This could include snorkeling surveys for fish in cold waters, backpacking heavy loads into remote areas to conduct fish research, fish netting and sorting and conducting water quality profiles, These activities are conducted in all kinds of weather and may involve operation of boats, pickup trucks and trailers. Survey work includes collecting and recording biological data and entering the data into computers.

This position is location at

PGE’s West Side Hydro Plants which is located 30 miles east of Portland in Estacada, OR.

Top candidates will have:
Working knowledge of fisheries and wildlife survey methods.

Ability to work effectively in outdoor environments.

College student majoring in fisheries, wildlife or similar discipline.

Able to walk through rough terrain while carrying survey equipment.

Ability to safely operate a motor boat.

Ability to swim and snorkel.

Valid drivers license with evidence of safe driving habits


The successful candidate is currently working toward a Bachelor’s degree majoring in fisheries, wildlife or similar discipline. Must have Effective computer skills, including Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook software applications. Effective problem solving skills. Effective human relations and communications skills

To be eligible for PGE’s 2013 Summer Program, you must be at least 18 years old as of June 1, 2013 and have met one of the following criteria:

  • A current college student who is returning to college in the fall of 2013 as a full-time student
  • A recent 2012-2013 college graduate
This is a paid internship and the successful candidate will work full time from May or June 2013 thru September 2013. In order to qualify for this Summer Internship, you must provide verification of your student status by submitting your college transcript (an unofficial one is acceptable) with your online application. Or, you may also email your student verification information to

In order to be considered an applicant for this position, you will need to complete our employment application. Apply online at

by the application deadline. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

Staffing Services Contact:
Joe Hutchins



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