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Engineering Summer Intern


Canonsburg, PA, US

Company:  DTE Gas Enterprises, LLC
Job ID:  1367

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve. We have businesses in 26 states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses.  Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers.  Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth.  We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally. 

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

* Gallup Great Workplace Award for multiple years
* Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence
* Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running
* Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For
* J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
* Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”
* Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT
* Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award
* Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award




This is a summer internship position located in our Canonsburg, Pennsylvania office.  This position offers an opportunity to gain experience in the day to day operations of a midstream gas company and be a contributing member of the team by taking ownership of assignments all while being mentored by our staff.


Duties vary depending on area of focus and may include:

  • Work closely with field staff supporting their day to day operations as well as being involved in formal project work
  • Performing engineering and statistic functions related to the natural gas business
  • Providing support to the system modeling group, compiling and analyzing data for various studies, evaluating new and existing technologies to improve operations, and implementation of various projects
  • Developing pipeline system models and analyzing the effect on the gathering and distribution system
  • Developing process improvements, writing and compiling procedures and standards, and implement computer technology
  • Observing field operations; compressor stations, pipline and misc. midstream field assets
  • Tracking and analyzing compressor and pipeline performance to determine optimum operating conditions
  • Preparing programs and costs estimates for various field operations work
  • Analyzing volume and performance data relative to forecasts to help understand variances to the business plan

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Successful candidates must have completed a minimum of their freshman year in college pursuing a degree in engineering, business, IT or a closely related field
  • Working knowledge of MS Office software; modeling and/or mapping experience a plus
  • Possess analytical and problem identification/resolution skills
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or above





DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.



Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh