WIA is hiring an Intern

WIA is hiring an Intern

Wyoming Infrastructure Authority Internship l Internship Description PDF

The Wyoming Infrastructure Authority (WIA) is a state instrumentality formed by the Wyoming Legislature in 2004 to diversify and expand the Wyoming economy by improving the energy infrastructure necessary to ensure the long-term viability of Wyoming’s natural resources. The WIA promotes and develops projects related to energy transmission, coal export terminals, clean coal generation technologies, and carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS). WIA also has the ability to issue up to $1 billion in industrial revenue bonds to provide financing assistance to qualified projects. WIA is the managing entity of the Wyoming Integrated Test Center (ITC), which is $21 million private/public partnership, providing research space for scaleup of carbon management technologies at the Dry Fork Power Station near Gillette, WY.


WIA is a small office and employees work in many different subject areas. The internship is open to and can be valuable for a wide array of majors and academic disciplines.

  • Government relations: which includes testimony before Wyoming legislature and U.S. Congress, and interaction with Governor’s office and executive branch agencies, developing Wyoming Energy Strategy
  • Technical and engineering: assisting prospective and current ITC tenants with technical assistance, internal project reviews, permitting and regulations
  • Public Relations: education and advocacy on behalf of energy projects in Wyoming
  • Administrative: general office staffing, Human Resources and management
  • Business: developing operations and business plans for the ITC
  • Accounting and Finance: ITC cost share tracking, payroll, industrial revenue bonds
  • Legal: contracts and leases with ITC tenants, WIA contractors and suppliersWIA is offering a paid internship to one student. The length of the internship is negotiable.

The position will assist with office and administrative duties as needed, however, the core area of focus will depend up on the student’s interests and major within WIA’s portfolio.

Additional information
• Reports to: Executive Director
• Physical Requirements: May occasionally need to transport office and marketing materials, up to 20 lbs.
• Travel: May be opportunities to attend conferences and industry tours.
• Work hours: WIA works standard 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. office hours Monday through Friday. The internship will be set based upon the student’s class schedule and other requirements.
• How to apply: Send resume and cover letter to Jason.begger@wyo.gov