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Student Intern, Energy Resources - Environmental
Tucson Electric Power     Tucson, AZ 85701

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UNS Energy Corporation, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc., the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. Our public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., power our economy by providing electric and gas service to nearly 700,000 customers in Arizona.

We embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the communities we have served for generations, and in TEP’s case, since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable, and affordable service.

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Our culture is rooted in shared core values that define how we work and who we are. Our team of innovative professionals bring their authentic selves to work each day to power our vision and make a difference. Be Part of Our Story.

We create opportunities for employees to thrive through:

Continual growth: In an industry changing faster than ever before, our commitment to professional growth and leadership development means we never stop challenging ourselves to explore new possibilities.
Active Engagement: We support a collaborative environment, with peer-to-peer learning and employee-driven groups that foster an inclusive culture.
Total compensation: UNS Energy Corporation also offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, affordable individual and family health insurance plans, tuition assistance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

Job Description - Student Intern, Energy Resources - Environmental
Position Description

Tucson Electric Power, one of Arizona’s leading utility companies, seeks an individual for the position of Student Intern in the Energy Resources - Environmental Department. This position will supplement permanent staff and offer work experience to college students in environmental-related business functions.

At TEP, our internship programs adjust to your school schedule, and last year-long!

This position involves being out in the field, so candidates should be comfortable in this environment.

Position-Related Responsibilities

Successful candidate's primary responsibility will be to support environmental compliance related to Tucson Power Production.  Additional duties may include support of environmental policy initiatives and regulatory compliance in other program areas. Specific tasks may include:

Collect and input data on various company functions, including database management.

Research and report on industry initiatives relating to environmental compliance.

Environmental policy analysis including data collection, evaluation and reporting.

Regulatory compliance assistance including various environmental testing and inspections, research, report writing and preparation of forms and plans as required by various regulations.

Perform other administrative and compliance related assignments as requested.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Must be pursuing a degree in Environmental Science / Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related discipline with a graduation date of May 2026 or later.

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

Must have a high level of interpersonal skills and the ability to protect highly sensitive and confidential information; Must be able to meet regular deadlines

Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills

Must possess functional knowledge of Microsoft Office products

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.

Student Interns are employed on a temporary basis and are generally not eligible for some benefits; including holiday pay

Scheduling of work hours and assignments should be made taking into consideration that Student Interns are students first and employees second.

All employees are expected and required to adhere to the Company Code of Ethics and Principles of Conduct and maintain:

Pay Rate: $18.00 + Dependent on experience and qualifications

All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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