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Transmission Communications 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.




Xcel Energy is searching for an intern for the summer of 2017 to work with our communications team in the Transmission department.  The candidate must be a junior or senior college student pursuing a degree in Journalism, Communications or English. The intern will work 30-40 hours per week during daytime hours.

Among the responsibilities, the intern will assist in creating communications materials including articles, fact sheets, videos and web content to educate the public on planned Xcel Energy transmission projects. The intern will also help with administrative duties including tracking phone and email messages.


  • Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or English and must be located in the Minnesota area, with excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Minimum 3.2 GPA.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Junior or senior level college or graduate student and must be available to start by May 31st.
  • Please include a resume and cover letter in your application. Candidates may be subject to a writing test.





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 || 41778:Strategic Transm Initiatives || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 7043

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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