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Summer College Intern - Integrated Planning


Phoenix, AZ, US

Date:  Apr 7, 2024

Requisition ID: 16915


Join us in building a better future for Arizona!

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 and named one of Arizona's best employers by Forbes. 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.


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:

  • Pension Plan (at no cost to the employee)
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Available your first day: Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Over 200+ hours of PTO (includes vacation days, holidays, floating holidays, and sick leave)
  • Parental leave (up to 4 weeks) and adoption assistance
  • Wellness programs (including access to a recreation and fitness facility)
  • Short and long-term disability plans
  • Tuition assistance for both undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 10 Employee Resource Groups for career development, community service, and networking



Candidate will be part of the Integrated Planning team whose objective is to coordinate system-wide planning to deliver reliable, affordable, and sustainable power to SRP customers.  The team provides progress updates on corporate-wide Action Plans as part of the Integrated System Plan.  The candidate will work with the Integrated Planning team to develop a dashboard to support action plan documentation, data analysis and reporting.   


The candidate must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, preferably in an IT or Engineering related curriculum. The candidate should be taking coursework to develop the skills relevant for this position. 

What You'll Do

  • Design and develop dashboard requirements and workflow process to support action plan documentation, data analysis and reporting. 

  • Data entry, curation, visualization and analysis using Microsoft software products (e.g. Power BI, Excel). 

  • Support the Integrated Planning department for tasks associated with the Integrated System Plan. 

  • Market intelligence research around specific questions as requested by staff.  

  • Help on day-to-day management of Action Plan tracking and related reporting. 

What It Takes To Succeed

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • Skilled with data visualization and Business Intelligence.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Software products (Power BI).
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Ability to communicate well with others and to perform work in a team environment. 
  • Demonstrate a growth mindset and exhibit a collaborative work style. 
  • Possess attention to detail, critical thinking, problem solving in a fast-paced technical setting. 
  • Have a general passion for learning about the energy sector and the transition to low-carbon electricity. 
  • The internship is in Tempe, AZ and will be a mix of in-person and remote based work. 
  • This summer internship may be extended based on work availability. 


Pay Structure/Hours: 

  • This is a paid opportunity for a student working a minimum of 15 hours per week. However, work hours and schedules may fluctuate based on departmental needs. 
  • Applicant must be enrolled and attending a minimum of six (6) college credits per semester (100 or higher-level courses). 
  • Pay rate is $18.75 per hour for an undergraduate intern and $20.80 per hour for a graduate intern. 


Additional Information: 

  • Degree major in a bachelors or master’s program in a relevant field.




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.


Hybrid Workplace

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 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).


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

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.


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.


Work Authorization

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


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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