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Technical Intern Job

Location(s): MN - Hugo


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.



During COVID-19 Pandemic this position may require the ability to temporarily work remote within the company service territory until company protocol dictates return to the office criteria has been met.


Once authorized to work on site, the work location is 13620 Fenway Blvd N, Hugo MN 55038. Only local candidates will be considered for this internship. You must live within a commutable distance from Hugo, MN 55038.



This position will focus on building strong partnerships and working effectively with Management to meet departmental needs through class offerings.  Position to cultivate Project Management, Computer Information Systems, Accounting skills, and Effective Communicating as necessary. Responsible for coordinating work between Xcel Energy and its Vendors, effectively adjust training schedules to accommodate and reflect customer needs, review student applications and documentation to ensure accuracy, perform record keeping duties, provide updated and accurate certification/completion status, and to be able to work with confidential information regarding students and test scores. This position will help alleviate pressures on current employees as well as prepare the individual with the tools to be a successful applicant for Xcel Energy training them on Xcel Energy's processes and procedures.


This is a long-term, paid position for up to 20 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. This is a year-round, long term internship with intent to explore job opportunities after graduation (based on mutual interest and availability).


 Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university or college
  • Sophomore or above preferred
  • Major or minor in Business, Business Management, supply chain or a related field
  • Good organization, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Must be approachable, flexible, customer focused, self-motivated, results and team oriented
  • Learns new tasks and develops skills quickly


Preferred Requirements

  • Ability to stay on part-time during the school year if offered
  • Sophomore level or above (as of Spring 2021) is preferred






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.


Posting Notes:  MN - Hugo || MN - Hugo || United States (US) || Human Resources & Employee Svc || 84210:Ops Tech Trng ES Elec NSP || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $16.00 - $17.90 per hour

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Requisition Number: 35459

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