UNS Energy Corporation Student Intern, Talent Acquisition in Tucson, Arizona

UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. UNS Energy Corporation’s public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., provide electric and gas service to customers in southern and northern Arizona. For more information about UNS Energy Corporation, visit http://www.uns.com.

Tucson Electric Power provides safe, reliable electric service to approximately 414,000 customers in Southern Arizona. Although our company has been in business for more than 120 years, we continue to look for innovative ways of providing value, comfort, convenience and security to our customers every day. We’re evaluating cutting-edge energy technologies, reshaping our energy portfolio and expanding our renewable power and energy-efficiency programs. While our line of work can be challenging, it can also be rewarding. Our team of dedicated professionals values engagement, enthusiasm, innovation and collaboration.

Position Description

This position will supplement the Talent Acquisition Team and offer work experience to the successful candidate. Student Interns are employed on a temporary basis and are generally not eligible for some benefits; including holiday and vacation pay. Scheduling of work hours and assignments should be made taking into consideration that Student Interns are students first and employees second.

Position-Related Responsibilities

  • Performs complex and confidential administrative functions in support of the Talent Acquisition Team including but not limited to: typing, filing, developing complex spreadsheet tracking reports and/or Power Point presentations.

  • Coordinate interviews and other recruiting tasks, scheduling meetings, conferences and seminars and working on special projects.

  • Tracks and processes purchase orders for vendors and contractors to release for payment.

  • Maintain appropriate levels and monitor office supplies, equipment and other materials

  • Ensures customers, vendors and employees are handled in a professional and courteous manner.

  • Must possess functional knowledge of all Microsoft Office products, including Excel spreadsheets, word processing, Power Point, relational database (PeopleSoft preferred) and presentation software. Ability to collect, compile and analyze statistical information and data and interpret and apply laws and policies.

  • Independent judgment and initiative are required to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups across functional lines.

  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position requires demonstrated poise, tact, diplomacy and a willingness to function in a solution oriented capacity.

  • This position may provide services to affiliates of the Company subject to the UNS Energy Code of Conduct and the related Policies and Procedures.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must be pursuing a degree in Human Resources, Business Management/Administration or related field with a graduation date no earlier than May 2020.

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 15 – 20 hours per week during regular business hours; and 20 – 40 hours a week during the summer and school breaks.

  • Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.


  • Student Interns must maintain the required hours for full-time student status, good academic standing at their college or university, as defined by the college or university and the GPA required for graduation by their college or university.

  • Failure to maintain full-time status, good academic standing and/or the requisite GPA will result in Student Interns being deemed ineligible for participation in this program.

Company: Tucson Electric Power

Location: Tucson, AZ

Job Category: Human Resources

Position Type: Unclassified