Diversity & Inclusion Intern

Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 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

Support the HR Inclusion & Diversity department in enhancing and promoting a culture of inclusion and diversity through the design and implementation of enterprise-wide policies, programs, training and best practices. Work on a team that is focused on ensuring company goals, values, and initiatives promote an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. Participate in projects in the areas of attracting, hiring, and retaining diverse talent. Main responsibilities include Veteran programs, high school intern program coordination, collaborating with schools and diverse community organizations, working on Business Resource Group newsletters and events, keeping records and communicating with leaders to promote participation in trainings, creating content to educate employees on relevant topics, and supporting administration of new programs. This individual will be asked to advise generational differences and be a thought leader in the inclusion and diversity space. Frequent development opportunities will be available, including networking and learning about the industry. This is a paid position. The schedule is part time (12+ hours per week) during the school year and full time (40 hours per week) during the summer.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Learning and Networking

  • Creating or curating content for web pages, newsletters, communications

  • Project administration: reporting, coordinating, and communication

  • Research and identify trends and solutions

(Starting pay is based on Sophomore college level and will increase each additional year of college)

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a degree in: human resources, business administration, or similar.

  • A Sophomore as of Spring 2023 or higher.

  • Recent graduates and seniors graduation May 2023 are not eligible.

  • Successful candidates will have excellent attention to detail, be organized, and have good communication skills.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required.

Preferred Requirements

  • Prior Volunteer or work experience in a professional office setting

  • Passion for inclusion and diversity

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: $16.20 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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