Brief Posting Description Tri-State is an electric utility. We have a Communications Summer Intern opportunity for 2019. Students who have successfully completed two (2) to three (3) years of undergraduate study towards a Bachelor's degree in Communications from an accredited college or university are encouraged to apply.This summer position offers students hands on opportunity to work in and learn various aspects of power utility Communications functions. Job Requirements Responsibilities: Under supervision, create content for Tri-State's social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. Content will include short videos, text and designed images. The Intern will also help with Power and virtual reality scheduling and event management/support. This summer position will provide needed bandwidth to help achieve goals to expand social media and provide event support to our member cooperatives.Projects may include the following:Generate Possibilities - Virtual Reality experience scheduling and event support. (Please note that some of the activities involving VR may require going outside of the normally scheduled work hours but no more than a total of 40 hours per week.) Work on Power Campaign - schedule Power's event appearances and coordinate with the actor and member system to ensure event success. Tri-State social media channels Marketing campaign work - if time allowsJob RequirementsComputer experience/knowledge with Microsoft Word, SmartSheet, Dropbox. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud applications preferred Social media experience and advanced knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram Event management with great attention to detail Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills - comfort interacting with public and cooperative membersDuration, Work Schedule and LocationThe duration of the summer internship will be from about the end of May until the end of August. The work schedule includes Monday through Friday, eight hours per day, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., forty hours per week. The position is based at Tri-State's Headquarters at 1100 W. 116th Ave. Westminster, CO 80234Tri-State offers a competitive pay rate for this position.To applyFor more information about Tri-State and to apply please go to www.tristate.coop/careers then click on the Careers link and search for Communications Intern, IRC28452. Please also attach to your online application your resume and most recent college transcript.Preference will be given to students who attend accredited colleges and universities in Tri-State's service territory which includes Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and New Mexico.Equal Opportunity EmployerAdditional Details Log in to Oracle and click on the iRecruitment Employee Candidate Link. Search for Job and click 'Apply Now' Icon.Company Description Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., nearly 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines. Interested? Here is how to Apply: Go to www.tristategt.org/ and click on the 'Careers' Link. Search for Job and click 'Apply Now' Icon. You will be required to register in order to apply.Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details. Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran Associated topics: intern, internship, semester, trainee
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