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College Intern - Diversity & Inclusion

Salt River Project
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Date Posted: November 2, 2020
Reference Code: 688532300
SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

This role assists members of SRP's Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) team and completes project work on D&I initiatives. The duties require general knowledge such as coordination of logistics, analytical skills, use of various software and web applications, general administration, communications and presentations, marketing, training, business and other non-scientific fields. The D&I intern can expect to learn about D&I, Human Resources (HR) practices, and general business.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collect and communicate D&I metrics, including assisting with compiling D&I Annual Report and managing D&I Dashboard
  • Conduct research related to diversity and inclusion topics and issues and present findings to team and internal partners
  • Collaborate with internal departments and community partners on D&I projects
  • Coordinate with internal HR teams on communications and events execution
  • Data input, organization and management using Excel, Sharepoint, Learning Management System and other platforms used by D&I team
  • Help support, document, and organize mentoring program application and matching process.
    • Scheduling, organizing and setting up team events
    • Creating, designing and monitoring communications

Additional Information

  • College level coursework (200+) or Graduate programs from an accredited institution will be evaluated according to the skill/level to assess if applicable to the position by management.
  • Preferred candidates will be pursuing a course of study in Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion, Organization Development or related field of study.
  • Desired software skills:
    • Microsoft Office Suite required
    • SharePoint database experience preferred
    • Learning Management System experience preferred
  • Demonstrated membership or leadership in groups promoting cultural awareness, diversity, and inclusion preferred.

This role reports to Manager, Diversity & Inclusion

20 hours per week

Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 12112


Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law.

Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.

Why Work at SRP

SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:

• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix