Summer Internship Program

Prairie State is still hiring for the 2019 paid summer internship program! Our interns perform meaningful work across campus and gain valuable experience that prepares them for the future. Please visit to apply! More

A Holiday Message

Enter “2018” to hear a holiday message from Don Gaston, President & CEO of Prairie State Generating Company. More
Employee Appreciation Day at the Ballpark

Employee Appreciation Day at the Ballpark

On Saturday, August 18, Prairie State hosted its annual Employee Appreciation Day. This year’s event took place at Busch Stadium, where employees from across the campus gathered to cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals as they took on the Milwaukee Brewers. Employee appreciation day is just one way Prairie State celebrates one of its core values—teamwork. Thank you to all employees who joined us! More
Intern Check-In:  Brycen Dhom

Intern Check-In: Brycen Dhom

Mining intern Brycen Dhom has spent his summer at Prairie State working with mine technicians on electrical components and communication systems. Dhom has learned about and worked with transformers, vacuum breakers, variable frequency drives, and programmable logic controls. Throughout the mine, Dhom has learned about many microcontrollers.  These small systems can be programmed to perform one… More
Intern Check-In:  Jake Dyson

Intern Check-In: Jake Dyson

Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) intern Jake Dyson has spent his summer at Prairie State learning about operations and creating solutions. Dyson has enjoyed going underground to shadow different departments at the mine.  He has also attended a variety of meetings to discuss issues such as water balance, environmental compliance, and noise control. Prior to this internship, Dyson was not sure wh… More