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UNS Energy Corporation Student Intern, Information Services Project Management in Tucson, Arizona

Student Intern, Information Services Project Management

Company Tucson Electric Power

Location Tucson, AZ

Requisition ID 5215

About Us

UNS Energy Corporation ( , headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary ofFortis Inc. ( , the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. Our public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., power our economy by providing electric and gas service to nearly 700,000 customers in Arizona.

We embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the communities we have served for generations, and in TEP’s case, since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable, and affordable service.

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Our culture is rooted inshared core values ( that define how we work and who we are. Our team of innovative professionals bring their authentic selves to work each day to power our vision and make a difference.

We create opportunities for employees to thrive through:

  • Continual growth: In an industry changing faster than ever before, our commitment to professional growth and leadership development means we never stop challenging ourselves to explore new possibilities.

  • Active Engagement: We support a collaborative environment, with peer-to-peer learning and employee-driven groups that foster an inclusive culture.

  • Total compensation: UNS Energy Corporation also offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, affordable individual and family health insurance plans, tuition assistance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

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Job Description - Student Intern, Information Services Project Management

Do you want to be part of a company culture founded on safety, teamwork, collaboration, and positive leadership?

Are you looking for an opportunity to continue your education with hands on experience in a dynamic work environment?

Do you have a passion for project management and want to expand on your abilities?

If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, read on. We want to know of your interest. If you apply, you are not just a number, you are a possible team member! Our culture is at the heart of our success and we are looking for talented individuals for the position of Student Intern, Information Services Project Management to bring their skills and experience to the table while enriching our already strong culture.

We are currently seeking a talented individual for the position of Student Intern, Information Services Project Management. The successful candidate will be responsible to provide day-to-day support for the standard project management methodologies and the supporting tools. This will include providing administrative support to the Project Controls Specialist, IT Project Managers, and assist Supervisors and Managers with resource management and project tracking. Responsibilities will also include performing project audits, creating reports and making updates in Clarity PPM (project management tool).

Position Description

Under the oversight from the IS PMO supervisor or IS PMO manager, project management staff and other IT supervisor and managers. The student intern will assist with coordinating project schedules, resources, project activities, equipment and information and ensure all project phases are documented appropriately. The student intern will assist Project managers by scheduling meeting, acting as a scribe when needed, provide coordination efforts for major-minor projects, create and distribute meeting agendas, meeting notes, and project reports. The goal of the student intern is to help offload administrative tasks from the Project Management or Project Lead, while providing a space for learning and applying newly developed project management skills. This allows the Project Manager or Project Lead to ensure projects are completed on value, on scope, on time, within budget and meet or exceeded customer expectations.

Position-Related Responsibilities

  • Under the oversight from the IS PMO supervisor and staff, the Student Intern will assist in Portfolio

  • Coordinate project schedules, project activity, resources, equipment, and information

  • Break projects down into doable actions and set timeframes

  • Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management

  • Monitor project progress and partner with the Project Manager to handle any issues that arise

  • Act as the point of contact for project status reporting and communicate project status to all participants

  • Partner with the Project Managers to eliminate blockers

  • Documents all project phases using standard project management templates

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports

  • Ensure standards and requirements are met through conducting quality assurance tests

  • Identify and define project requirement, scope and objectives

  • Coordinate testing efforts, track, and escalate issues

  • Analyze risks and opportunities and assist with developing mitigation plans

  • Work with the Project Team to ensure customer needs are met

  • Monitor budget compared to actuals; provide variance explanation

  • Prepare project reports as needed (Financials, RAID Log, Status Report, Steering Committee, etc.)

  • Manage minor projects, lead smalls team to implement enhancement to existing processes and systems or to implement new processes or systems

  • Deliver projects and assignments on value, on scope, on time, within budget and with quality results that meet or exceed the customer expectations


  • Must be actively enrolled as a student at an accredited college or university and pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems, Business Administration/Management, or equivalent with a graduation date of May 2024 or later.

  • Strong work ethic and personal initiative

  • Excellent organizational and task management skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Must possess high level of interpersonal skills

  • Advanced MS Office skills


  • Ability to work 15-20 hours a week during regular business hours.

  • Maintain required hours for full-time student status, good academic standing at their college or university.

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to maintain it.

  • Travel to and from Downtown Headquarters and Irvington campus as needed.

All employees are expected and required to adhere to the Company Code of Ethics and Principles of Conduct and maintain:

Pay Rate: Depending on candidates prior experience

All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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