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NRG Energy, Inc. Intern, Project Analyst in Edmonton, Alberta

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At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information regarding NRG is available at .

Summer Internship Program

Our internship program is designed to increase future employment potential for prospects while providing a valuable resource to the business. This Summer Internship will appeal to proactive and self-motivated university students with a genuine desire to learn about the energy business and industry. During the internship, candidates will work on real projects and have real responsibilities. NRG aims to help candidates build strengths, gain skills that can be transferred to any workplace, and stand out from the crowd.

Ideal Candidate

This Intern role within the organization is a Project Analyst based in Edmonton or Calgary. NRG is looking for self-driven, high-caliber individuals who can grasp complex commercial issues and harness information to deliver solutions. In return, NRG will provide the support, guidance, and opportunities to help our ideal candidate be successful. As the emerging talent and a valuable future asset, NRG seeks to help candidates make significant impact, inspire people, and provide exceptional customer service.

Project Analyst Intern Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate project, incident management and/or problem management work activities with internal stakeholders, IT, and external service providers.

  • Analyze customer contact patterns and recommend enhancements that improve service delivery.

  • Organize, attend, and participate in project meetings, incident management meetings and workshops.

  • Project administration, including cost and schedule control, filing project artifacts, tracking milestone approvals and change order administration.

  • Prepare communicate plans, actions items, risks, and issues.

  • Monitor and follow up on daily project and issue management progress.

  • Publish status reports and stakeholder updates.

  • Prepare presentation materials for meetings.

  • Record minutes and track action item completion.

  • Provide administrative support, as required.

NRG Interns need to be able to demonstrate the following behaviors:

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships; communicate/collaborate effectively.

  • Have a positive impact through self-awareness and social skills.

  • Deliver excellent customer service.

  • Take initiative and set high standards for self.

  • Look at the bigger picture and recognize the impact of your actions.

  • Learn from experience to perform in new or changing situations.

  • Focus energy on what will make a difference and deliver exceptionally.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree discipline: Enrolled in a Degree or Diploma Program with a focus in Business, Project Management, or Information Technology.

  • Must have completed second year of studies with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

  • Must be eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship.

  • NRG and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Working Conditions

  • Open office environment.

  • Primary Location of Employment : Direct Energy Edmonton or Calgary office.

  • Your work week will be a hybrid work schedule: a combination of remote work and in-office per team needs.

NRG Energy is committed to providing broad access to employment opportunities so that diverse job seekers can apply to positions, and to ensuring our workforce represents the diverse communities we serve. We abide by human rights legislation and accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with applicable law.

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