Join a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas. At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us! Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.
The Information Governance Internship is geared towards current college students who are earning a degree in Information Sciences or other related field that aligns with the skill sets included in this job description. We are also looking for those who have a passion for learning the inside workings of a large utility company within the energy industry.
Working with the business departments on their Total Information Management (TIM) migration activities including the mapping and transposing of those mapping documents via common excel formulas. Creating standard template deliverables (word documents/excel spreadsheets/others) and job aids showing how to use them. You will work with the team to define standard processes and the controls to ensure the high-quality process outputs and effective outcomes. Working with the team to expand the functional footprint of OpenText usage in CMS (see traits). This includes self-guided instruction on the platform and how to configure its functionality.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This posting does not represent a specific position and is posted for the purpose of collecting resumes for students interested in an Information Governance internship opportunity with Consumers Energy. Opportunities could include summer 2021 Internships, fall or spring co-op, part-time year-round co-op, etc.
Due to the nature of this posting, and alignment to the fall recruitment season, applications will be collected from January through March of 2021. Response to your application may be delayed due to the extended application period.
Consumers Energy Employee Referrals
If you are a Consumers Energy employee that would like to refer an applicant to this position, please visit your Workforce Connect home page and utilize the "Refer Friends and Family" section.
For questions please contact E-Recruiting@cmsenergy.com
Enrolled and actively pursuing an associates or bachelor's degree in Information Technology from an accredited university as a full time or part time student. A successful candidate should have a GPA of 2.7 or higher.
Some of the basic skills required for the role:
Written and verbal communication skills
MS Excel experience
Browser savvy (Chrome, Edge and Internet Explorer)
Proficient working with various computer systems that support Graphical User Interface standards
The following skills and experience may set you apart from others:
Technical acumen with MS products (Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint)
Finance experience or understanding
Experience utilizing and building reports with excel, PowerBI or other commonly available tools.
The location of the internship may vary depending upon assignment and travel within the State of Michigan may be required. However, during this time of uncertainty, we are committed to ensuring the safety and health of our communities and co-workers. We are using new and innovative ways to interview and onboard new employees remotely at this time. This role could be remote until our leadership team has determined it's safe to resume work in the office.
In addition to working alongside full time employees carrying out the internship functions for Consumers Energy, Information Governance Interns will have the option to participate in a number of additional optional events within the program. This includes intern networking events, company tours, and the consistently top-ranked philanthropic event, the Intern Challenge.
Hours and Travel
This position requires the individual to typically work 40 hours per week with 85% of the time spent in the office or specific field locations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must be able to lift and move up to ten pounds and occasionally lift and move up to fifty pounds. The recommended maximum weight for employees to lift without the aid of other employees or a lifting device is 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Position will be filled at the appropriate salary grade based upon the skills, knowledge, and experience of the selected candidate.
All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.