Intern Check-In:  Amelia Coyne

Intern Check-In: Amelia Coyne

Information technology intern Amelia Coyne has spent her summer at Prairie State supporting users, providing operating assistance, and learning about different areas of IT. Coyne has been involved with the help desk to assist employees with technological problems.  She has also learned about network infrastructure, servers, and the importance of redundant systems. Her thoughts on the field of … More
Intern Check-In:  Evan Langley

Intern Check-In: Evan Langley

Mechanical engineering intern Evan Langley has spent his summer at Prairie State working with an engineering team to make improvements throughout the plant. Langley has been working to make outages more efficient.  He has also been involved in structural design to determine if any additions or improvements can be made. This internship has improved his view on mechanical engineering.  Langley … More
Intern Check-In:  Payton Spohn

Intern Check-In: Payton Spohn

Mining intern Payton Spohn has spent his summer at Prairie State getting a hands-on view of coal mining operations. Spohn has been involved in determining coal height, calculating volume, and mapping the mine.  He has spent much of his time shadowing surveyors to gain experience. Spohn says his internship at Prairie State has improved his view on mining.  “I have seen so many aspects of dai… More
Intern Check-In:  Britta Moyer

Intern Check-In: Britta Moyer

Environmental intern Britta Moyer has spent her summer at Prairie State updating permit renewal documents and taking water samples for regulatory compliance. Moyer has spent many hours revising and updating the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure plan. She has also been researching monarch butterflies; her goal is to boost their population near the campus, which has decreased national… More
Prairie State Celebrates Diversity and Inclusion Week

Prairie State Celebrates Diversity and Inclusion Week

The week of July 9-13, Prairie State employees will celebrate Diversity and Inclusion week.  Employees will have the opportunity to learn about cultures from around the world.  This week will concentrate on how diversity and inclusion benefit teamwork, which is one of Prairie State’s key values. All employees will receive daily communication this week.  Each day will have a different theme… More