Intern - Online Training Developer (Transmission HPI) Job

Hugo, Minnesota
05 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Location(s): MN - Hugo

Is it time to see how all those college courses translate to the real world? Are you ready to work alongside experienced professionals on real projects and issues? An internship at Xcel Energy will give you practical experience in the energy industry at a company that's committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship.

Xcel Energy is offering an internship for an Online Training developer focusing on developing Human Performance Improvement and technical Training.  Hours: Flexible (No more than 1000 hours per year); Academic: 12-20 hours per week at the Hugo Training Center in Hugo, Minnesota.  Alternative corporate location will be considered.  The intern will work for transmission technician compliance training group.

The intern will support transmission technical compliance training, HPI. The eLearning development tasks may include designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining creative online learning solutions (including course content, interactivity, simulations, and games) using sound instructional design. The transmission training group creates presentations for Transmission pertaining to the Human Performance Improvement Initiative (HPI) effort.   This position will support that development of material."

Minimum Requirements
• Must be enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program
• Currently a Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior level for 2017/18
• Critical thinking, excellent writing and interpersonal skills required
• Must be self-motivated, have a good learning aptitude, and the ability to work well with others
• Ability to apply current and emerging technologies to learning solutions
The following are preferred qualifications but not required:
• Academic focus on training development, instructional design, education, or human resources
• Experience designing and developing interactive eLearning programs (incorporating graphics, animations, audio and other multimedia elements)
• Experience with eLearning development tools (such as Lectora, Adobe, and/or Articulate)
• Academic year availability (not just summer)


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.

Posting Notes: MN - Hugo || MN - Hugo || United States (US) || Operations || 41488:Transm Training Group || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 6156
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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