Business Intern- MN Job
Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.
Xcel Energy is hiring a GasOperationsIntern to work at either Red Wing, Winona, or Faribault. This internship will be part-time during the school year with full-time work during the summer of 2023. The ideal candidate will be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a business or operations related field. Preference will be given to local students.
The focus of this internship is to provide the student with a broad look at the gas utility industry through entry-level tasks. This intern will provide assistance to the Gas Operations department by reviewing compliance and work management documentation to ensure accuracy, perform record keeping duties, interface with customers, and support frontline employees. Work may include some special assignments.
This position willhelp alleviate pressures on current employees as well as prepare the individual with the tools to be a successful applicant for Xcel Energy, training them on Xcel Energy's processes and procedures.
This is a long-term, paid position for up to 24 hours per week during academic periods and up to 40 hours per week during non-academic periods including summer and school breaks. Hours during academic periods can be flexible based on class schedule.
(Starting pay is based on Freshman college level and will increase each additional year of college)
- Must be enrolled in an accredited university or college
- Freshman or above
- Major orminorin Business,Business Management, Operations or a related field
- Good organization, communication, and problem-solving skills
- Good familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
- Must be approachable, flexible, customer focused, self-motivated, results and team oriented
- The successful candidates must be able to work 16-24 hours a week during the school year and 30-40 hours a week during the summer.
- Interest in the Utility Industry
- Ability to stay on part-time during the school year if offered
- Experience with communicating information to stakeholders.
- Experience with coordinating activities within an organization.
Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Posting Notes: MN - Red Wing || MN - Red Wing; MN - Faribault; MN - Winona || United States (US) || Operations || 2127R:Gas Ops Red Wing MN || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $15.00 per hour
This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays
Requisition Number: 49823
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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About this Employer
As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.
Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.
With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.
At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.