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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Communications Intern Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis

 

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education 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 professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

 

 

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

This is a year round internship looking to start immediately.

 

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 web content management, writing and editing internal company news 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; and 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. 

 

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.
  • Web content management experience
  • Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to provide writing samples.

 

Preferred:

  • Experience with utilizing AP stylebook.
  • Experience with SharePoint

 

 

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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) || Corporate Secretary & Exec Svc || 71240:Comm - Internal Channels || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

Requisition Number: 16897

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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