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Southern California Edison 2020 Summer Internship: (IT) Network & Telecom Grid Support Services (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.This internship opportunity will be in the Grid Services (C&C) department of the Information Technology (IT) organizational unit. The organization is leading critical 24x7 operational functions in support of the electric grid (electric and generation control systems, grid communication network, grid data center, grid and telecommunication operation centers and grid security operations).

The Grid Services department is comprised of the following divisions:

The Grid & Telecom Operations group of Grid Services is responsible for managing, operating, repairing, and maintaining SCE’s communication 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 in these different departments :

  • Analyze the in-take, tracking and reporting, close-out, performance monitoring and trending of over $100M in telecommunications projects including large T&D grid projects, Corporate Resources facility projects, IT network projects, and internal network refresh projects. Provide analytical support to measure the success of the internal operational functions and present process improvement recommendations to Grid Services Management team

  • Meet with program manager weekly or more often if needed, to review project plan, action items/deliverables, issues and risks

  • Develop, analyze, and model operational data to quantify the performance of the organization and design new approaches and methodologies to improve business functions

  • Recommends solutions to new and complex problems, develops innovative strategies, quantifies the competitive performance of the organization's operations

  • Coordinate requirements and project delivery with internal Network Services, Edison Carrier Solutions, Corporate Real Estate, Environmental, Construction and Maintenance.


Qualifications you need…

Be currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science 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

  • Experience with Excel Macros and/or analytics and reporting tools

  • Experience or knowledge of programming languages like SQL, R and/or Python

  • Experience or knowledge in MS Power BI

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.