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. Xcel Energy has an internship opportunity available in the Communications department in Minneapolis, MN. The position provides writing and web content support for the Intranet, internal company news, digital signage as well as meeting customer service requests and expectations. SummaryThe 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 web content management, writing and editing internal company news and company digital displays. The position also provides valuable communications support to all areas of Communications: writing articles on a variety of topics; updating the company websites; supporting special events; as well as other minor administrative duties. The successful candidate must be able to work up to 40 hours per week during summers and part-time (15-20 hours per week) during the academic year. Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to provide writing samples. ** Please upload a copy of your unofficial transcripts to the application RequirementsCurrent 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.Experience with SharePointWeb content management 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. Posting Notes: MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Corporate Secretary & Exec Svc || 71240:Comm - Internal Channels || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining || Requisition Number: 17588Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/VeteranIndividuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at ...@xcelenergy.com Associated topics: intern, internship, semester, trainee
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