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IT Technical Intern (Sophomore, Junior or Senior) Job

Location(s): TX - Amarillo


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

This internship will focus on building strong partnerships and work effectively with Management to meet departmental needs. In this position, you will cultivate learnings from the classroom and apply them to real world assignments utilizing Computer Information Systems and effective communication strategies. Position will engage members of a team, learn the process and standards for an EMS database, work within CAD system developing/modifying displays, and understanding regulatory procedures. 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 opportunities in the future. 


This is a long-term (year or longer), 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 year-round, long term internship is meant to support the exploration of job opportunities after graduation (based on mutual interest and availability).


Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited university or college
  • Major or minor in IT, Computer Science or related field
  • Good organization, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Must be approachable, flexible, self-motivated, results and team oriented
  • Learns new tasks and develops skills quickly
  • Ability to commute to location


Preferred Qualificaitons

  • Sophomore Status or above (as of Spring 2023)





Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.


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:  TX - Amarillo || TX - Amarillo || United States (US) || Customer & Utility Innovation || 41510:IT-Energy Services || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

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

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits: Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO)


Requisition Number: 53724

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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