Financial IT Intern (Junior or Senior)

Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy

IT, Accounting & Finance
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 26, 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

The focus of this internship is to provide the student with insight to the utility industry through a variety of financial based tasks. This intern will assist the Technology Services operations team by preparing and reviewing financial reports, monitoring projects to ensure compliance with governance practices and support the project management teams. The intern may also be involved in some special projects.

This position provides support through the annual budget cycle, as well as offers the individual an opportunity to see how concepts from their studies are applied in real world situations.

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Junior or Senior, working towards a degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics.
  • Completion of courses specifically in accounting required.
  • Junior or Senior preferred
  • Major or minor in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.


  • Interest in the Utility Industry
  • Ability to stay on part-time during the school year, if offered
  • Experience coordinating activities within an organization.
  • Previous work experience and/or participation with groups, clubs and organizations helpful.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.00

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: $20.40 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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