College Intern - Community Activation AV

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Date: Jun 19, 2022

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: SRP

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

SRP is recruiting for a Community Activation Audio Visual Intern. The ideal candidate should be committed to a minimum of a year with the potential of an extension, depending on performance. The immediate business need is for an average workweek of 20-25 hours, with weekend hours based on the department's needs. However, there is availability for the student intern to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer and school year if their schedule allows. The candidate should be a college sophomore or junior studying the disciplines of mass communications, telecommunications, audio visual, special events, or other related fields

Job Responsibilities

  • Support technical strategists throughout the technical design of an event including equipment setup and operation, lighting placement, and video camera operation
  • Assist with event set-up and tear-down, including packing equipment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with completing priorities, and following written or oral instructions
  • Research equipment and software including audio systems, video display technologies, teleconferencing, AV signal management, and integrated controls
  • Stay current with latest technology trends and incorporate new technologies into planning
  • Perform light office duties, including inventory tracking, organizing event materials, updating software, deliveries and other activities as assigned
  • Interact with a variety of departments within SRP, as well as with customers and corporate partners
  • Local travel needed, upon completion of the initial training period


College level coursework (100+) from an accredited institution will be evaluated on an individual basis according to the skill/level to determine if applicable to the position by management.


  • Proficient working in Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to step in and provide hands-on assistance as needed
  • Able to gather comprehensive information to support decision marking
  • Support and represent SRP in a professional manner at all times
  • Adaptable to interpersonal style to suit different people or situations
  • Experience and/or interest in developing skills related to corporate events

Additional Information

College sophomore or junior preferred

Pay Rate/Hybrid Workplace

  • Applicant must be enrolled and attending a minimum of six (6) college credits per semester (100 or higher level courses).
  • Pay rate is $17.00 per hour for an undergraduate intern and $19.00 per hour for a graduate intern.
  • SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although part-time teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 14170



Equal Opportunity Employer Statement


Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement


In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.


All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.



Why Work at SRP


SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:


• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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