Talen Energy 2019 Intern/Co-Op - Nuclear Communications in Berwick, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Talen Energy is soliciting candidates interested in applying for an internship in Nuclear Communications at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station located near Berwick, Pennsylvania.

Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, one of the largest dual-unit, Boiling Water Reactor sites in the U.S., delivers approximately 2700 MW of electricity to the grid in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Susquehanna Nuclear is a member in good standing with the Utilities Service Alliance. Located less than 30 miles south of Wilkes-Barre at the western edge of the picturesque Pocono Mountains vacation region, we are conveniently located near the arteries which connect all the major East Coast cities.

Susquehanna Station represents the nuclear portion of Talen Energy, one of the largest competitive energy and power generation companies in North America. Talen Energy offers its employees a generous and progressive array of compensation, benefits and growth opportunities. Apply today and become part of the team which is helping to shape the future of electricity generation.

A Talen Energy Intern/Cooperative Associate is a temporarily employed full-time college student in an accredited four-year institution of higher learning, who is offered a work-study program designed to give college students practical work experience in their field of study. This program often helps students determine career interests. Beyond the scope of the actual tasks performed, the student becomes familiar with a corporate environment and gains practical skills and knowledge to supplement their classroom experience.

Joining Talen Energy as an intern/cooperative associate provides you with the opportunity to explore possible career opportunities along with:

• Meeting senior executives,

• Becoming members of business resource groups,

• Participating in community service projects, and

• Contributing to departmental goals.

In this position, the successful student(s) will support the Nuclear Communications activities at Talen Energy's Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, a dual unit nuclear power plant. Project assignments will vary by department. Roles of the internship may include:

  • Leading and developing a cross functional communications subcommittee

  • Developing stories of importance to the Station

  • Producing video and photography for communication purposes

  • Utilizing social media to enhance Station communications

  • Working with the Media and Communications Manager to foster relationships between the Station and Community

Candidate Qualifications: Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university program. Must be enrolled in a curriculum leading to a baccalaureate or masters degree in Communications, Media Relations, or related field of study.

  • Must be enrolled on a full-time basis (12 semester hours).

  • Students may not continue as an Intern/Co-operative Associate once they have graduated.

  • Have an acceptable overall (cumulative) grade point average, not lower than a 3.0.

  • Eligible to work in accordance with Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (BCIS) regulations.

  • Able to provide an official student transcript and other required information.

  • 18 years of age or older.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Able to work in a team environment.

  • Able to demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.

Time Type

Full time

Number of Openings


Note: You will have an opportunity to add attachments to your application. Please use this opportunity to upload your resume, cover letter, and any relevant documents .

Thank you for your interest in Talen Energy!

Talen Energy is one of the largest competitive energy and power generation companies in North America. We operate power plants that use diverse fuel sources in the most attractive wholesale power markets, and sell energy to wholesale and retail customers in selected competitive markets. Our passion for excellence grows value through safe and efficient operations. We have an inclusive, diverse, respectful and collaborative workplace, and a strong commitment to innovation, teamwork and integrity. We generate energy for a brighter tomorrow.

Talen Energy is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, disability, perceived disability or any other protected characteristic as may be defined by applicable law.

If you need assistance with the application process, please email us at Talen_HR@talenenergy.com .