Philadelphia Gas Works

Internship - Project Management - Information Technology

Employment Status
Information Technology


The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is the largest municipally-owned gas utility in the nation, supplying gas service in the City of Philadelphia to over 500,000 customers.  From its humble beginnings in 1836, PGW has grown into the large, modern facility that exists today.  As one of the nation's leading natural gas providers, PGW prides itself on stability and continual growth.  PGW is dedicated to becoming the Greenest Natural Gas Delivery Company in the region.



The PGW Internship Program is designed for students currently enrolled FULL-TIME at an accredited college or university with a sophomore classification or above ONLY.

If you are not a full-time student, please refer to our other current employment opportunities.


This Internship is designed for students that are available to work throughout the academic and calendar year.


  • Develop Project Management hard and soft skills sets
  • Assist with Project Management deliverables including schedules, meeting minutes, project charter, budgeting, attending meetings and sessions for all phases of a project (example: planning, execution, status meetings, requirements sessions, vendor meetings)
  • Gain experience using various software tools, such as MS Excel and PowerPoint, MS Project Server Pro, VISIO, Project Work Area, and SharePoint
  • Participate in interdepartmental workshops or other meetings and gain exposure to other areas of the department and company
  • Contribute ideas for continuous improvement of the functions of the department or program
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Experience with Mail systems, Project Scheduling tool(Work Bench, MS Project, OpenProj, Plainview or other scheduling tool) PowerPoint, Access, Excel, and Word
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Strong human relations skills
  • Delivers high quality service to customers
  • Makes decisions based on business objectives
  • Holds people accountable for their commitments and actions
  • Sets and maintains quality standards
  • Changes work activities based on business needs and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and interact with staff across the organization at all levels
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement 
  • Ability to take initiative in finding solutions to difficult and/or sensitive problems
  • Ability to perform other duties as assigned


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