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Microsoft 365 Technical Intern Job

Xcel Energy

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: Internship/Co-op
Date Posted: August 29, 2022
Reference Code: 48781-en_US
Location(s): MN - Minneapolis; CO - Denver

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.


Our internship positions will be mentored to support users of Microsoft SharePoint sites and related tools. This intern will work with the team to provide support for end user SharePoint and Microsoft 365 capabilities to enhance the employee experience and to optimize end user capabilities using M365 tools.

This position is a great opportunity to gain system management and end user support experience and grow their knowledge of SharePoint and Microsoft 365 capabilities and associated tools and systems. Through practical field experience and mentoring, successful candidate will gain significant professional confidence and people skills.

Essential Responsibilities
Percent of Time
a) SharePoint site content creation
b) New product research
c) SharePoint support (inbox management)
d) Organization and meta-tagging of department and support documentation
(over 10k documents)
e) Site migration assistance
f) Day-to-day user questions and needs (as able)
g) Maintain SharePoint site for user M365 information with updates and new materials
h) Assistance users with workflow technologies (after training)

Minimum Requirements
  • Ability to commute to downtown work location is required.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a degree in: computer engineering, computer science, computer information systems, management information systems, data science, or similar.
  • Must be an undergraduate Sophomore or above.
  • Proficiency with SharePoint and other Microsoft 365 tools.
  • Must be self- motivated, have good business process skills and technical aptitude, and ability to work well with others.
  • Reliable and able to prioritize and work independently
  • Ability to learn and apply structured analysis and delivery methods.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and detail orientation.
  • Strong communication skills, effective with varying organizational levels and skill sets.
  • Strong relationship management and collaboration skills.
  • Must be able to work 8+ hours per week while school is in session and 40 hours per week when school is out of session
  • Appropriate space to accommodate working remotely.

Preferred Requirements
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Able to commit to the internship for 12 months or longer

Competency Band
  • Accountability
  • Customer and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Job and Business Expertise
  • Operational Excellence
  • Relationship Focused

Duties for Intern A:
  1. Day-to-day assistance with SharePoint issues
  2. Organization of departmental records and procedures during Support transition
  3. Training business users on various SharePoint capabilities
  4. Assist in content moving and consolidation for business users in SharePoint
  5. Assist as needed with various tasks related to Intranet move / migration

Duties for Intern B:
  1. Assist in business area understanding of Modern SharePoint versus Classic SharePoint
  2. Train business users in Microsoft 365 groups and permissions
  3. Assist business users with the creation of workflows and overall automation concepts
  4. Creation of technical job aids and documenting governance items
  5. Assist in identifying abandoned or unused SharePoint sites for Archival.

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 - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis; CO - Denver || United States (US) || Technology Services || 66063:IT-Corporate Strategy || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $18.40 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: 48781
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.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com
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.