Business Intern - Junior or Above (Minneapolis, MN or Denver, CO)

Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 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.

Project Description

Xcel Energy has an opportunity for a Business Intern to join our Customer Solutions Department at our downtown Minneapolis office OR downtown Denver, Colorado office. The internship will start in January 2024 and has the potential to continue until graduation. The hours and days of this internship are flexible. This internship will assist Residential Product and Channel Managers and help support electric and natural gas energy efficiency programs. The purpose of this internship is to provide the student with a broad look at the communications and product management needs of a major corporation and provide opportunities to support staff within the department.


  • Creating and updating corporate marketing communications on customer-facing web pages and applications.
  • Supporting the staff with the implementation of marketing strategies, as well as coordinating various projects.
  • Invoice processing.
  • Assist with processing and entering data into Salesforce.
  • Other special projects and tasks as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a degree in: Business, Marketing, Communications, Data Analytics, or a related subject.
  • A Junior, Senior, or Master’s Student as of January 2024.
  • Recent graduates and students graduating in Spring 2024 are not eligible for this opportunity.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong skills in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Able to work up to 30 hours/week in the summer and 10-20 hours/week during the school year.
  • Must live within a commutable distance from Minneapolis, MN or Denver, CO.

Preferred Requirements

  • Salesforce experience.

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: $17.80 to $23.90 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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