Employee Communications Intern

Posted on June 8th, 2015


Xcel Energy has an internship opportunity available in the Communications department Fall 2015 in Denver, CO. The position provides web content support for the Intranet and Internet websites meeting customer service requests and expectations.


Purpose is to provide the student with a broad look at the communications needs of a major corporation and opportunities to support staff with writing for publications, coordinating projects and assisting in the planning and implementation of special events.

The intern will assist on several tactical communications projects, including the web content management system and company video monitors. The position also provides valuable administrative and communications support to all areas of Communications: writing articles on a variety of topics, including HR topics; writing classifieds for the company employee magazine; updating the company websites; social media channels; writing award entries; and supporting special events; as well as delivering mail and other minor administrative duties.

Part-time academic internship (2-3 days or 16-24 hours per week). Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to provide writing samples.

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.



- Current student, Sophomore status (entering junior year in the fall) or higher majoring in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related degree.
- Only current students will be considered.
- Minimum 3.0 GPA required.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Good interpersonal skills and ability to work on a project team.
- Must have good skills in MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Selection criteria may include a writing assignment
- Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to provide writing samples.