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2021 ACEP Spring/Summer Alaska Utility Internship

University of Alaska

This is a Full-time position in Fairbanks, AK posted June 29, 2021.

2021 ACEP Spring/Summer Alaska Utility InternshipApply now (c4.pageuppeople.com/apply/751/gateway/default.aspx?c=apply&lJobID=516076&lJobSourceTypeID=796&sLanguage=en-us) Job no: 516076Classification:Student Assistant CGrade:Student CWork type: Student EmployeeAdministrative Unit:University of Alaska FairbanksSchool/Business unit:UAF AK Center for Energy & PowerLocation: FairbanksCategories: Engineering/Computer SciencePosition Summary:Intern opportunity
– Are you a junior or senior engineering student, currently enrolled with the University of Alaska, with a 3.0+ GPA and an interest in working on renewable energy projects to benefit Alaska communities?

Are you interested in gaining hands-on experience and are you willing to travel to remote communities?

Join UAF’s Alaska Center for Energy and Power’s new program connecting UA students with utilities in communities across the state.

Duties: During Spring Semester, interns will participate in weekly seminars preparing them for a twelve-week Summer assignment with one of Alaska’s utilities.

While specific tasking will vary depending on the needs of the utilities and the capabilities of the individual interns, interns can anticipate they will work with technical staff and field personnel on assignments that could include effective system management, asset deployment and integration, equipment performance analysis, and stakeholder consultation.

Each intern will be partnered with an ACEP team member who will be available to them for consultation throughout the course of their internship.

Key Attributes: Junior or Senior standing in an Engineering program, with a 3.0+ GPA.

Demonstrated proficiency in operation of personal computers (Microsoft Word and Excel required; databases preferred).

Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions and questions, and handle multiple tasks using independent judgment.

Ability to deal with the public in a tactful, courteous, and pleasant manner.Duties:100 During Spring Semester, interns will participate in weekly seminars preparing them for a twelve-week Summer assignment with one of Alaska’s utilities.

While specific tasking will vary depending on the needs of the utilities and the capabilities of the individual interns, interns can anticipate they will work with technical staff and field personnel on assignments that could include effective system management, asset deployment and integration, equipment performance analysis, and stakeholder consultation.

Each intern will be partnered with an ACEP team member who will be available to them for consultation throughout the course of their internship.

EssentialKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:+ Demonstrated proficiency in operation of personal computers (Microsoft Word and Excel required; databases preferred).+ Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.+ Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions and questions, and handle multiple tasks using independent judgment.+ Ability to deal with the public in a tactful, courteous, and pleasant manner.Required Education and Experience:+ Must be a junior or senior engineering student with a 3.0+ GPA and interested in working on renewable energy projects.+ Must be currently enrolled in either engineering, mathematics, computer science, or economics program at the University of Alaska.As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAF is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.Application Process:Please provide the following:1) unofficial transcripts; 2) Resume 3) Cover letter 4) Contact information for at least two references.

Applicant reviews will start on 12/15/2020.This posting will be closed once it is filled.If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact GI
– Office of Human Resources at 907-474-6498.Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact the UA Human Resources office at 907-450-8200.Affirmative Action Statement:UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:www.alaska.edu/nondiscriminationAt-Will:Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.Background Check:The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.

Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.Public Disclosure Statement:Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace.Training Policy:It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.Contact Information:If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact GI HR at 907-474-6498.Advertised: 01 Dec 2020 Alaskan Standard TimeApplications close: