Xcel Energy HR Talent Strategy Intern Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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.

The Talent Strategy team at Xcel Energy support transformational initiatives across the company. We partner with business leaders to meet their business objectives through organizational design and workforce planning.

This role provides support to the Human Resources Talent Strategy team located in our corporate office downtown Minneapolis. This role will partner with various Human Resource team members to help coordinate resources, meetings and materials for several transformational projects. Primary tasks include (but are not limited to) creation of process documents and procedures, materials, collecting and compiling information for reports or presentations, document review and editing. This is a 12 month internship.

  • Assist in providing HR consulting support to various company leaders (posting jobs, supporting cyclical talent management processes, etc.)

  • Assist in updating and creating process templates and toolkit for design and implementations of transformational change initiatives

  • Assist with the design, creation and administration of a large training program including scheduling and sending invitations for sessions, tracking attendance and completion, managing calendar of events, printing and assembling materials for sessions or sending via email

  • Provide support for focus groups and workshops to gather and document how process and software changes may drive the need for new skills and resources

  • Establish collaborative relationships with partnering HR teams

  • Other activities, tasks, and projects as assigned

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.

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in college, graduating May 2019 or later

  • Knowledge and understanding of HR practices and policies

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications is essential (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for creating and delivering proposals, presentations, training materials and other technical documents

  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to provide excellent customer service on the phone or in-person, conducting/participating in meetings

  • Accuracy and attention to detail in typing, data entry and other work products

  • Ability to take direction from multiple sources and prioritize work

  • Available 20-40 hours per week

Preferences:

  • Strongly prefer candidate pursuing a Master’s degree, graduating May 2019 or later

  • Major or Minor in Human Resources

  • Familiarity with additional software programs such as SharePoint and Visio


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) || Utilities and Corporate Servic || 84350:HR Program Office || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 12120

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com