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Sophomore or above- Electrical Engineering Internship

Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy

Other Engineering
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

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.

Position Summary

Work with the Engineering staff to support system protection transmission/substation projects, both capital and ops/maintenance. Work as an intern doing tasks spanning all aspects of system protection operations including protection system modeling, coordination study, short circuit study, and various analytical tasks to support regulatory compliance requirement. Through practical field experience and mentoring, successful candidate will gain significant professional confidence and people skills.

Eligible candidates must live within the Minneapolis, MN area to be considered. Candidates must be able to commute to the worksite within a reasonable amount of time (an hour or less).

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an ABET accredited Electrical Engineering program.
  • Current Sophomore or above.
  • Ability to communicate effectively; both written and verbally
  • Must be self- motivated, have good mechanical aptitude, and ability to work well with others.
  • Must be within commuting distance of Minneapolis, MN
  • Able to work part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer.
  • Able to commit to the internship for a year or longer.

Preferred

  • Coursework in Power Systems (as well as interest in field)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Computer Programming skills

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.

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.

Non-BargainingThe anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $20.70 to $24.00 per hourThis position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays

Pay and benefit packages may vary based on position. Some employees are under collective bargaining agreements, which determine the benefits they will receive. If the information conflicts with the terms of the written plan documents governing the plan, the plan document will control. Benefit plans are subject to change and Xcel Energy has the right to end, suspend, or amend any of its plans, at any time, in whole or in part.

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