Career Paths

Change Your Future with a Career in Energy

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Change Your Future with a Career in Energy

The energy industry offers rewarding, well-paying careers that benefits millions of people every day. We are seeking problem solvers, critical thinkers, and those who are interested in pursuing a stable career while serving their community.

Career Pathways

NorthWestern Energy employs workers ranging from innovative engineers to skilled tradespeople. We also need accountants, information technology professionals, communicators and more to run our business.

Here are some of the pathways that could lead you to a career at NorthWestern Energy.

Electric Power

The electric power industry is the most capital-intensive industry in the country. Its jobs are essential. Its work is critical. Its career opportunities are unparalleled.

Trade Careers

To keep the lights and power on, we need lineworkers, natural gas technicians, hydro plant operators and more.


NorthWestern Energy offers apprenticeships that train and develop individuals for careers in electric transmission and distribution line work, electric substation and relay systems, meter shops, natural gas service work and system control operators.


NorthWestern Energy welcomes a new group of interns each summer. From researching electric vehicle chargers to designing and creating brochures for customers, our interns have the unique opportunity to learn behind the scenes in the utility industry.


Successfully transition to a rewarding career in the energy industry. The Troops to Energy Jobs Initiative is designed to help veterans and members of the National Guard and Reserves make a successful transition to a rewarding career.

Northwestern Energy Scholarship Opportunities

NorthWestern Energy’s scholarship program provides more than $100,000 in scholarships to students attending universities, colleges or technical schools in our area.