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.

Is it time to see how all those college courses translate to the real world?  Are you ready to work alongside experienced professionals on real projects and issues? An internship at Xcel Energy will give you practical experience in the energy industry at a company that’s committed to excellence, safety, and environmental stewardship.

Company Overview

As a leading electric utility and natural gas delivery company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.8 million electric and 2.1 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.

Position Summary

Do you like to look at data sets to ?nd trends and tendencies? Do you enjoy dealing with complex, multi-variable problems using cutting-edge analytics? Xcel Energy is looking for smart, innovative STEM based interns with analytical, modeling, and machine learning skills to join our team. We develop solutions leveraging various modeling techniques to solve complex problems and then implement scalable solutions in data-driven environments.

Data exploration skills are essential to this position. The ability to look through data, draw conclusions from data and   apply the appropriate statistical techniques to the data is imperative to this position. We are looking for analytical   thinkers that can quickly get a feel for our data and work with minimal direction. We want you to bring fresh ideas to our team and help us to improve our processes.

  

These positions may have the possibility to extend beyond the internship’s initial term based on the candidate’s successful performance and Xcel’s business needs.

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s program for Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or similar program SQL /Python pro?ciency

  • Data Exploration skills: ability to look through data, assess data quality and draw conclusions from the data

  • Experience assessing data quality

  • Applying appropriate statistical techniques to data exploration

  • Experience with feature engineering

  • Exposure and understanding of foundational statistics concepts and algorithms: linear/logistic regression, random forest, boosting, etc.

  • Passion for learning (new problem domains, algorithms, tools etc) and for analyzing data Ability to access, manage, transfer, integrate and analyze complex datasets

  • Familiarity with libraries such as scikit-learn or SparkML

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3.0 GPA (out of a 4.0 scale) or higher

  • Completed 2 years of undergraduate coursework

  • Experience working with large data sets, especially leveraging Databricks and Spark Fluency with Python

  • Engineering background

  • Experience with data visualization tools/languages such as Posit, Power BI, etc.

  • Machine learning exposure and AWS experience

  • Mathmatica 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.

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com.

Non-Bargaining

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $18.40 to $27.20 per hour

This 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.

Anticipated Last Date to Apply: 05/19/24

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ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT
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Application Instructions

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