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Engineering Internship Training Program

The Guam Power Authority offers internship for individuals currently pursuing a degree in engineering. The Program runs from June through September for a 12-week period.  The engineer interns receive valuable on-the-job training experience and upon completion can be applicable to their academic experience. Interns are also compensated on a full-time basis. 

To qualify for the program, interns must be currently enrolled in an Engineering program at a U.S. accredited college or university, submit Government of Guam – Form A application form, and original college/university transcripts upon application.

2007 Engineering Interns

Joseph Chop - 2007, 2006 SPORD Engineering Intern

Andrew Wu - 2007, SPORD Engineering Intern


Joseph Chop - 2007, 2006 SPORD Engineering InternJoseph Chop photo

Village: Piti


Villanova University, Class of 2009
Computer Engineering Major / Mathematics Minor

High School: DDESS Guam High School, Class of 2005

Technical Skills: VHDL, MatLAB, AutoCAD, C++, C, Java, SolidWorks, Maple
Microsoft Office, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Training


Villanova University

Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Sigma Alpha Pi
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
College of Engineering Dean's List, 2005 - 2007

Guam High School

Guam High School Salutatorian
2005 Shieh Su Ying Guam Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Guam High School Athlete of the Year, 2004, 2005
Presidential Award for Education Excellence
National Honor Society


Soccer, rugby, football, video games, traveling, beach and barbeques

Working at GPA:

Job Tasks

Assisted with design, implementation, and documentation of ShoreTel VoIP system
Configuration and management of Cisco routers, Netgear Switches
Monitoring of network usage using Paessler Router Traffic Grapher (PRTG)
Various other tasks within SPORD projects

My Reviews of GPA:


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Village: Harmon


Seattle University, Class of 2010
Mechanical Engineering MajorAndrew Wu photo
Mathematics & Business Minor

High School: Harvest Christian Academy, Class of 2006

Technical Skills:

Microsoft Office, SolidWorks, Macromedia Contribute


Martial Arts, Computers, Games, Mechanical Things, Puzzles & Riddles

Working at GPA:

Job Tasks

Updating & improving company website
Researching the use of alternative means to energy production
Discover miscellaneous ways to improve company

Personal Response:

GPA offered me a wonderful first time working experience. The working environments were excellent as were the friendly co-workers, whom at anytime are willing to provide assistance to all in need of it. GPA showed me the reality in a real world working environment through understandable steps. Working at GPA was a wondering learning opportunity. I really enjoy the time spent here.

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