Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow

Young, smiling woman in a blue shirt working in the Coastal Electric warehouse.Attention, rising high school seniors: Now through April 25, Coastal Electric Cooperative is accepting applications for the Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow summer work program.

Participants in Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow not only earn a nice paycheck, but they also gain on-the-job training, make contacts in various career fields and have a summer full of new experiences. Through this summer work program, students explore their interests and hone their skills while learning about electric cooperative career fields like engineering, business, line work, construction, safety, building and grounds, customer service, information technology, accounting, marketing and communications. They will also collaborate with other Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow students from across coastal Georgia to complete Coastal Electric work projects, as well as volunteer in the community.

Young man in orange shirt and wearing a white hard hat, standing next to Coastal Electric truck.Participants will be paid $9 an hour and may work up to 40 hours per week. Students must be at least 16 years old and must have completed the 11th grade, with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 to be eligible. Students chosen for Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow must be available to work the entire program period from June 5-July 28.

To apply, visit

You’ll need:

  • Resume
  • One-page cover letter briefly describing your interest in the program and why you should be selected.
  • Official transcript verifying current GPA

The deadline to apply is April 25, 2023.

LT2: Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow





Coastal Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity/
Affirmative Action/Drug-Free Workplace Employer.

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