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Xcel Energy Technical Design Intern Job in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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.

Internal Job Description:

Our Substation Engineering Design group is looking to bring on a control design intern to work at our Downtown Minneapolis or Eau Claire, WI location. The focus of this internship is to provide the student with a broad look at the electrical utility industry through entry-level tasks. This intern will provide assistance on electric transmission line and substation projects through aiding Designers and Engineers in the design, fieldwork, and print preparation for major capital projects. Work may include some special assignments.

The successful candidates must be able to work 15-20 hours a week during the school year and 30-40 hours a week during the summer.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be currently enrolled in a 2-year technical education program at a post-secondary institution focusing on electronics or electrical/technical degree.

  • Basic computer skills and aptitude are required.

  • Applicants need strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to work 15-20 hours a week during the school year and 30-40 hours a week during the summer.

External Requisition Header:

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.

External Job Description:

Our Substation Engineering Design group is looking to bring on a control design intern to work at our Downtown Minneapolis or Eau Claire, WI location. The focus of this internship is to provide the student with a broad look at the electrical utility industry through entry-level tasks. This intern will provide assistance on electric transmission line and substation projects through aiding Designers and Engineers in the design, fieldwork, and print preparation for major capital projects. Work may include some special assignments.

The successful candidates must be able to work 15-20 hours a week during the school year and 30-40 hours a week during the summer.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must be currently enrolled in a 2-year technical education program at a post-secondary institution focusing on electronics or electrical/technical degree.

  • Basic computer skills and aptitude are required.

  • Applicants need strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to work 15-20 hours a week during the school year and 30-40 hours a week during the summer


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 || 41412:Substation Eng Design || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 24707

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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