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Spend your summer with us

It's never too early to start searching for your dream career. If you're ready to apply the principles you've been learning at school in the real world, Westar is the place for you. Hands-on experience is what our internship programs are all about. Our programs offer students an opportunity to gain insight and meaningful experience while also allowing us to identify talented prospective employees. Many of our interns go on to develop successful careers at Westar.

As an intern, you'll have real responsibilities, and you'll work on productive assignments with actual business interactions. You'll also be working in the top energy industry internship program, according to For the third straight year, Westar earned top honors for providing the best intern experience in the energy industry and was rated No. 12 in the top 50 in all industries.

Internship opportunities

To be eligible for internship opportunities, you must be a college sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student pursuing a degree in a field related to the internship for which you are applying.

Internships provide
  • Professional growth and experience
  • Competitive wages
  • Housing or mileage allowance
  • Free parking
  • Networking opportunities with other interns and Westar professionals
  • Community involvement

Internship experiences

We know that you work hard, so we help you play hard while you are here. We provide a number of intern events throughout the summer to burn some extra energy, including Green Team events, energy center tours, lunch and learns, and more!

Energy center tours
Social events
Volunteer events

Westar Energy - Taking energy to heart

Westar Energy is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Equal Opportunity Employer | Minority | Female | Disabled | Veteran

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