PSEG PSEGLI Year Round Intern - Corporate Communications in Uniondale, New York

Requisition ID: 53021

Job Function/Category: University Recruiting

Employment Type: Non-Exempt Full Time

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

PSEG is a diversified energy company headquartered in Newark, N.J. Established in 1903. The company has long had a key role in fueling New Jersey's economy and supporting the state's quality of life. Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) is New Jersey's largest provider of electric and gas service – serving 2.2 million electric customers and 1.8 million gas customers. Another member of the PSEG family of companies, PSEG Long Island, operates the electric transmission and distribution system of the Long Island Power Authority, with 1.1 million customers.

PSEG also owns and operates a diverse fleet of power plants with approximately 10,600 megawatts of generating capacity located primarily in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions and has solar energy facilities throughout the United States.

PSEG is a Fortune 500 company included in the S&P 500 Index and is a decade-long member of the Dow Jones North America Sustainability Index. PSEG has approximately 13,000 employees, who are carrying forward a proud tradition of dedicated service that has continued over more than 100 years.

Summer Interns: College students are hired based on strategic university recruiting needs as identified on an annual basis. The intern period is a minimum of 10 weeks, beginning June 3, 2019 and ending Mid- August where you will then be converted to a part-time intern (2 days a week) Fall 2019 Semester.

Position Description:

The PSEG Long Island Corporate Communications internship program provides the opportunity for a candidate to gain exposure and real-world experience in corporate communications. During the internship, you will be a member of the Corporate Communications team – attending meetings and participating in discussions. Worksites will vary on a day-to-day basis and could stretch from the Rockaways to Montauk and Orient, with the home base of PSEGLI headquarters in Uniondale. The Corporate Communications intern must be available full time in the summer and part-time (2 days a week) during the Fall 2019 Semester.

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Support PSEG Long Island’s Corporate Communications team with external communications, media relations, project and event coordination, public relations research and measurement, social media contact curation and measurement, and internal communications content creation.

  • Help create, edit and distribute company news and announcements through press releases, media advisories, and other communications tools.

  • Pitch stories to media for coverage and/or placement.

  • Contribute ideas and input for project and event coordination for Corporate Communications initiatives.

Education and Qualifications:

Required:

  • College level rising juniors and seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 seeking a Communications, Public Relations, or Business Communications degree with an interest in Corporate Communications and Public Relations.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills (news release sample requested)

  • Strong integrity and sensitivity in dealing with confidential information

  • Demonstrates success prioritizing and managing multiple tasks and deadlines

  • Proactive, organized, detailed and enthusiastic team player

  • Self-starter who accepts ownership of his/her work, can take direction and accepts feedback

  • This position requires driving to company locations and off-site assignments and events, applicants must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driver history

Desired:

  • College-level experience in Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Social Media a plus.

  • Experience with Social Media for business, Photoshop, Photography, Public Relations and SharePoint.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

This site ( http://www.pseg.com ) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

Diversity at PSEG: Equal Opportunity Employer

PSEG is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. PSEG's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

PSEG is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.