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Electrical Engineering Intern Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis

 

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 approved to return to the office, the work location is our office in downtown Minneapolis, MN. Eligible candidates must live within the Minneapolis, MN area to be considered. Candidates must be able to commute to the worksite wihtin a reasonable amount of time (an hour or less).

 

Position Summary

Work with the Engineering staff to support system protection transmission/substation projects, both capital and ops/maintenance. Work as an intern doing tasks spanning all aspects of system protection operations including protection system modeling, coordination study, short circuit study, and various analytical tasks to support regulatory compliance requirement. Through practical field experience and mentoring, successful candidate will gain significant professional confidence and people skills.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an ABET accredited Electrical Engineering program
  • Current Freshman of above.
  • Ability to communicate effectively; both written and verbally
  • Must be self- motivated, have good mechanical aptitude, and ability to work well with others
  • Must be within commuting distance of Minneapolis, MN 
  • Able to work part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer.
  • Able to commit to the internship for a year or longer

 

Preferred

  • Coursework in Power Systems (as well as interest in field)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Computer Programming skills

 

 

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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 - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations || 41590:System Protection Engr XS || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $17.70 per hour - $21.20 per hour.

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Requisition Number: 27716

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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

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