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Substation Field Engineering Intern Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis; WI - Eau Claire


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.



Position Summary
Work with the Engineering staff to support plant projects, both capital and ops/maintenance. Work as an entry level engineering analyst doing tasks spanning all aspects of plant operations including performance/efficiency, emissions control, contract and project management, specifying new and replacement equipment, making process improvement recommendations, supporting requests from operations and maintenance. 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 engineering program. Electrical Engineering preferred; will consider Mechanical or Civil Engineering.
  • Must be at least a Sophomore as of the Spring 2018 semester
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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 willing and able to work the summer in Eau Claire, WI





  • Course work in power generation or project management and an interest in the power industry desirable
  • Work part time during the semester in either Minneapolis or Eau Claire





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:  WI - Eau Claire || MN - Minneapolis; WI - Eau Claire || United States (US) || Operations || 41438:NSPW Subs Field Engineering || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 10709

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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