Summer Intern Position

Tennessee Valley Authority Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 3 months ago

Responsibilities

Summer Intern Position

Primary Location: Chattanooga, TN

Secondary Locations: Knoxville or Nashville, TN

Posting Open: 09/04/2018

Posting Closing: 01/15/2019

Salary: Paid internship, based on class standing and major

Founded in 1933, Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States with over 10,000 employees who provide electricity for business customers and local power distributors serving 9 million people across 7 states. By joining TVA, you will find a mission-oriented company committed to core values of safety, service, integrity, accountability and collaboration. Our mission focuses on providing economic development, environmental sustainability and power generation to the people of the Tennessee Valley.

The TVA Bold Beginnings Internship Program is designed to provide real-world experience and professional development opportunities to talented undergraduates. As a Bold Beginnings Intern, you will impact the future of TVA by collaborating and providing input to programs and projects.

To be considered, GPA and anticipated graduation date must be stated on the resume and a copy of a current transcript must be attached to the online application.

Eligibility Factors:

  • Currently majoring in Engineering, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Business, Finance, or other majors from an accredited college or university

  • Must have completed at least 30 hours of college coursework

  • Maintain a GPA of 2.75 or higher

  • Currently enrolled as a full time student

  • Have reached the age of 18 years old

  • May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance based on position, access requirements and essential job functions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Written and Oral Communication Skills

  • Planning and Organization Skills

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Safety Skills and Awareness

  • Coordination and Collaboration Skills

  • Interpersonal Skills

Majority of positions will be located in Chattanooga, but other positions may be located in Nashville, Knoxville or at a plant location depending upon the business unit the position supports.

Students may be eligible for housing assistance if the TVA official work station is more than 50 miles from the student's permanent home address.

An overwhelming response is expected for a limited number of openings. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted for an before March 1.

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA's Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found at www.workplace.samhsa.gov. TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

How to Claim Vet Preference

If you are a U.S. Military Veteran and would like to be considered a preference-eligible veteran for the purposes of your employment application to TVA, please take the necessary actions outlined in the application process. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.

How to Submit Documentation:

  1. Upload documents after you complete the application by clicking Careers Home, Cover Letters and Attachments, and Add Attachment, or
  2. Email documents to Veteran@tva.gov

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