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Southern California Edison 2020 Summer Internship: (IT) Grid Services-Telecom (Rosemead) in Rosemead, California

Job Description

Energy for What’s Ahead

Are you looking for a diverse team of inventors, pioneers, and dreamers working together? Look no further.

We want team members who want to invest their skills and intellect into something that matters—like solving one of the most important issues of our time. It's what we do. Power the planet while drastically reducing carbon emissions and building cleaner air for everyone. You’re a critical piece of the solution.

Internship Program Overview:

This position is part of Southern California Edison’s (SCE) University and Campus Relations Internship Program. The Summer Internship program is a 10-12 week paid opportunity to gain hands-on experience with meaningful work, while developing your skills, and building your network. The internship has an estimated start date of May/June 2020 and an estimated end date of August/September 2020.

SCE offers these programs with the belief that learning and development are important parts of building future leaders. Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in intern mixers, executive speaker series, site tours, community volunteer events, and cross-company networking.

We're big believers that diversity leads to innovation, creativity, and collaboration.

About Information Technology (IT)

The role of IT goes beyond the traditional Information Technology “service provider.” Many of the innovative ideas and projects that shape the company’s future and move SCE forward are dependent on technology. IT employees are at the heart of these projects, collaborating, designing and executing technology solutions that are transforming our industry.


The Grid Services department is comprised of the following divisions:

The Telecommunications division is responsible for architecting, engineering, installing, operating, repairing, and maintaining the voice, data, and telecommunications networks which includes over 5,000 miles of fiber. The network is used to enable essential communications across the enterprise to: dispatch personnel required to restore and activate electric services for our customers, operate and maintain the reliability of the transmission grid, automate substations, and communicate with SCE customers, among other functions.

The Grid & Telecom Operations group of Grid Services is responsible for the operation of the routed administration WAN and grid data networks, communications operations centers, transport telecommunication systems, and information resource for SCE, EIX and SCE customers. Amon the areas of focus are managing, operating, repairing, and maintaining SCE’s communication transport systems, which include data, voice, and video, performing network capacity planning and performance management, providing consultation services for application and network performance, providing metrics and analytics for Operations, NERC-CIP, and General Rate Case, and manage vendor relations and contracts.

Examples of what our interns do :

• Assist engineers in design of telecommunications systems (fiber optic, microwave, satellite, mobile radio) design, circuits, and the direct the design of facilities such as communications rooms and towers.

• Assist in gathering project requirements with input from internal and external entities, analyze telecommunications requirements with respect to system capacity system reliability, and technical parameters.

• Document analysis for plan of service for projects, including elements such as required communications facilities, facility site location, and required systems.

• Update network documentation for telecommunications and data network, including drawings and databases, to ensure that technical documentation related to assigned projects are produced and updated in accordance within established processes and standards. This includes on-line systems, drawings, and job instructions.

• With increased experience, provide engineering for small projects in telecommunications, data networking, and/or wireless areas.


Qualifications you need…

Be currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related field at an accredited institution with a graduation date of December 2020 or later.

Other stuff that will set you up for success…

• Preferred GPA of 2.8 or higher

• Coursework and/or knowledge of communications and/or data networking technology

You should know…

Official transcripts will be verified during the on-boarding process

We require you to be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

Relocation/Housing Stipend is not provided

Why Edison?

The people here at Edison don't just keep the lights on. Our mission is so much bigger. We are fueling the kind of innovation that is changing an entire industry, and quite possibly the planet. You’ll have a chance to grow your career and make a difference in the world.

SCE serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. As a company, we have big dreams and we know nothing big is ever accomplished alone. Join one of the nation’s leading electric utilities in making sure California, and all of us who live here, shine bright.

At SCE we celebrate our differences. We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.