Prairie State Generating Co., LLC Intern - Public Relations - Corporate in Marissa, Illinois

Prairie State Generating Company is looking for college students who are interested in a summer intern program in public relations, within the energy industry. This paid internship program, will provide students with hands-on training, industry experience and exposure to industry professionals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following (other duties and responsibilities may be assigned):

  • Developing public relations materials

  • Planning and execution of company events and initiatives

  • Research and media tracking

  • Writing internal and external communications

  • Assisting with community and member relations

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • N/A

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS.

Education/Experience

  • To be considered, an individual MUST be enrolled in a college degree program and will have completed their freshman year of college.

  • Preferred majors of study include: public relations, mass media, journalism and/or communications.

  • Must be in good academic standing, with at least a 3.0 GPA.

  • MUST be available for a 13 week program beginning in Mid/Late-May to Early/Mid-August.

Certification/Licensure

  • N/A

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to clearly communicate with co-workers, supervisors and others.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to read and understand operating procedures.

  • Ability to work unsupervised as required.

Work Environment

The characteristics listed herein describe the work environment the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS. While performing the duties of this position, the employee

  • Works in an office environment, with limited exposure to the power plant and coal mine.

  • Exposed to a quiet to moderately noisy environment primarily; very noisy and dirty environment occasionally.

  • Exposed to industrial safety hazards occasionally.

ID: 2018-1586

External Company Name: Prairie State Energy Campus

External Company URL: www.prairiestateenergycampus.com

Street: 3872 County Highway 12