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IT Summer College Intern - (Digital Workspace - End User Endpoint Technology)

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Date: Oct 6, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  55893 

 

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Position Specific Description

This internship position will support NextEra Energy’s Information Technology Department, Digital Workspace team with a focus on end-user experience. Digital Workspace is all the technology a worker uses day to day, including laptop or workstation, associated hardware, and all the software installed on that device, as well as telephony, videoconferencing equipment, collaboration tools, etc. The End-User Experience team works with other groups throughout IT to ensure all these parts work together well to ensure our technology is an enabler for the user, making it easier to get our work done.

 

The cross functional nature of this position ensures that the candidate will have exposure to a wide variety of IT groups as well as business units outside IT. All of the employees and contingent workers at NextEra are our customers and we interact with them frequently to ensure we understand their need and concerns.

 

The blanket of End-User Experience touches all aspects of work in NextEra Energy, so the potential projects are myriad, but specifically we are focusing on the following initiatives:

  • Digital Collaboration – Standardization and simplification of the technology we use to collaborate. This includes software like WebEx and Teams for personal interaction, hardware in collaboration spaces like Cisco Videoconferencing Systems and Microsoft Surface Hubs, presentation systems for classrooms and auditoriums, and webcasting solutions for all-company events.
  • Modern Browsers – Microsoft has announced they will discontinue Internet Explorer in June of 2022, so we are working to shift our corporate browser standard to include modern browsers and identify / remediate web-sites and -apps that are not compatible.
  • Mobile Platforms – As the industry shifts more and more towards tablets and smartphones, we need to ensure workers can continue to be productive from their devices. The future of Digital Workspace is no longer tied to a desk.
  • Security – If you read the news, you are aware that there are constant cyber attacks on major corporations (like NextEra) – we need to ensure the solutions we are giving our end-users are secure while minimizing impact on usability. This is a careful balance, and the End-User Experience team works with the cybersecurity team to ensure we don’t upset it.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as experience working with others. Experience in leadership positions are a plus.
  • Enthusiasm for the renewable energy space is appreciated.

 

 Education, Experience, Skills

  • Academic focus in Engineering, Marketing, or Computer Science.  Business Administration and Economics experience are a plus.
  • A student of how technology interaction and User Experience impacts business performance.
  • Excellent teamwork and project management capabilities

Job Overview

To be considered for an internship, you must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher. You must also have a current cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists department with assigned projects
  • Completes challenging projects and assignments
  • Presents final project to senior leadership at the end of the internship
  • Assumes responsibility for own travel, lodging, and transportation necessary to be available for the program
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High school grad / GED
  • Maintain active enrollment in a Bachelor or higher degree program
  • Maintain cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

 

Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Intern
Job Category:  Intern
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

 


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