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Strategic Communications - Intern Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis; CO - Denver

 

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.

 

 

Xcel Energy has an internship opportunity available in the Communications department in Minneapolis, MN or Denver, Colorado. The position provides web content support for the Intranet , internal social media and digital signage, meeting customer service requests and expectations.

 

Summary

The purpose is to provide the student with a broad look at the communications needs of a major corporation and opportunities to support staff with writing for publications, coordinating projects and assisting in the planning and implementation of special events.

The intern will assist on several tactical communications projects, including the web content management system and company video monitors. The position also provides valuable administrative and communications support to all areas of Communications: writing articles on a variety of topics;; updating the company websites; supporting our internal social media channel; writing award entries; and supporting special events; as well as delivering mail and other minor administrative duties.

Part-time academic-year internship (2-3 days or 15-20hours per week). Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to provide writing samples. This internship may extend through the summer, based on performance and business need.

 

Requirements

Current student, Sophomore status (second year) or higher majoring in communications, journalism, public relations or related degree.

Only current students will be considered (please, no recent graduates).

Minimum 3.2 GPA required.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Good interpersonal skills and ability to work on a project team.

Must have good skills in MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to provide writing samples.

 

Preferred:

Experience with utilizing AP stylebook.

 

 

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COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Xcel Energy requires all persons be fully vaccinated or receive a formal medical or religious accommodation prior to their start date, unless prohibited by state or local law.

 

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; CO - Denver || United States (US) || Strategy Plng and Ext Affairs || 71225:Strategic Communications Corp || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $16.80 per hour

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Requisition Number: 38870

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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

 

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