Job Description

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

Career Launch is an early career rotational program at Xcel Energy that offers recent college graduates a unique opportunity to explore various business units and gain diverse experiences. Over the course of two years, Career Launch Analysts will complete four rotational assignments, each lasting 6 months. These rotations provide exposure to different aspects of the energy industry, including Data Analytics, Technology, Security, Regulatory, Human Resources and Customer Care. As a participant, you will contribute to strategic initiatives, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and develop essential skills for your future career. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Critical Thinking: Engage in learning, designing, developing, executing, and presenting projects related to communications, marketing, technology, security, product development, and customer experience. 

  • Analytics/Metrics/Reporting:  Utilize business systems and data to create impactful metrics, reports and other analytics. Learn to "tell the story" by leveraging data and information. 

  • Project/Initiative Support: Assist in project planning, tracking project deliverables, and documenting key initiatives. Provide technical expertise and analytical guidance. Collaborate on cross-functional teams or companywide projects. 

  • Communication:  Develop effective strategic communications for business area activities.  Tailor communication strategies based on corporate guidelines and audience needs.  Partner with team members, business area leaders, and Corporate Communications. 

  • Collaboration: Work with Business Units across Xcel Energy. Utilize collaboration tools for effective communication and status updates. Develop solutions to achieve operational goals and manage costs. 

Minimum Requirements 

  • Bachelor's degree in business, liberal arts, technology, engineering, or a related field. 

  • 0-2 years of relevant experience. 

  • Self-initiator with strong self-management skills. 

  • Demonstrated accountability for personal and team responsibilities. 

  • Experience with customer and stakeholder engagement. 

  • Comfortable in professional environments. 

  • Drive for continuous improvement. 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. 

  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication using the Microsoft Office suite. 

  • Exceptional interpersonal and collaboration 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.

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The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $53,300.00 to $65,000.00 per year

This position is eligible for the following benefits: Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO), Parental Leave

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.

Deadline to Apply: 05/23/24

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