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 Customer Energy Management (CEM) summer intern will be exposed to the art of effective communication, process adherence, database management and applied computer aided designs while delivering hometown service in our hybrid remote environment.
As a CEM Intern, you will be exposed to the various departments within CEM including but not limited to design and support functions.
If working remotely, you MUST be able to ensure a distraction free work environment.
If working remotely, you MUST secure your own internet connection via DSL or Cable Modem.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This posting does not represent a specific position and is posted for the purpose of collecting resumes for students interested in an eCommerce and Product Strategy 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 spring/summer 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. The best way to stand out will be to visit us on a virtual platform this year or through a company held networking event.
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
Must be currently enrolled and actively pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degree in a technical or business field. Focus in engineering and or project and construction management preferred. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
The following skills and experiences may set you apart from others:
*Possess business acumen
*Be a regular user of Microsoft office suite software
*Have taken computer aided design courses and/or be familiar with MicroStation
*Have mechanical or technical aptitude
*Have the ability to read and interpret construction drawings
*Be a self-starter that can work independently or in teams
*Have prior customer service experience
*Have a good driving record
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 virtual until our leadership team has determined it's safe to resume work in the office.
The CEM Intern will utilize company tools (SAP, Micro station, Office, etc.) to coordinate work order preparation and procurement of all equipment and materials required for completion of the project. Manage project milestones including customer prerequisites to enable project completion on customer timelines. Project milestones include, but are not limited to, easements, customer billing and payments, contracts, designs, inspections, site readiness, tree trimming, permits, and coordination/maintenance/communication of project dates with internal departments.
Hours and Travel
This position normally requires the individual work up to 40 hours per week during summer internship including both field and office work when applicable.
There may be statewide travel/driving required which may require the use of a personal vehicle.
In specific relation to the CEM Summer Intern position, hours and schedule may vary weekly depending on intern rotation.
In-Office Physical Demands
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and move up to ten pounds on a regular basis and may infrequently require moving materials weighing up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception,peripheral vision, 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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The noise level on the field site is often loud. Employee must have the ability to drive a motor vehicle legally. Must have the ability to operate a personal computer and utilize a diverse number of software programs and resources. Position will be filled at the appropriate salary grade based upon the skills, knowledge, and experience of the selected candidate.
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.