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MBA Summer Associate

Company: NRG Energy, Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

At NRG, were bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at www.nrg.com . Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.The NRG Home MBA internship program provides participants with opportunities to work with NRG's senior leaders to explore career options and develop technical, professional, and decision-making skills while contributing to specific business objectives. Participants will also have the opportunity to assess their own interests while gaining valuable exposure to NRG's culture and values.NRG Home's MBA Summer Associate Program is a 10-week program comprised of MBA-level project work for a team within NRG Home (our retail brands). We are looking for high-potential, strategic-minded, and adaptable first year MBA students that can add value while building their business acumen and professional skills in a fast-paced environment. Successful interns may be invited to join our full-time MBA Rotational Program upon graduation.Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work will consist of both project-based initiatives as well as day-to-day production support tasks that may include operational improvements, launching/managing marketing initiatives, business development, or developing a business strategy
  • May analyze the company, market, and competitive data and consult on business initiatives and strategies
  • May work across the following functions in NRG Homes retail brands:
  • Go-To-Market Strategy & Planning
  • Product Management
  • Digital Management
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Pricing & Analytics
  • Business Planning
  • Customer Care and Retention
  • Customer Experience
  • Innovation
  • Sales
  • Brand Marketing & Creative
  • AcquisitionsWorking Conditions:
    • Open office environment
    • Based on placement in the program, the location and schedule of your work week will be based on business needs in one of the following conditions:
    • Hybrid work schedule; a combination of remote work 3-4 days per week, and in-office 1-2 days per week.
    • Hybrid work schedule; a combination of remote work 1 -2 days per week, and in office 3-4 days per week.Minimum Requirements:
      • Must be on track to graduate with an MBA degree in the 2023/2024 academic year
      • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in an office environment
      • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to and work well with diverse sets of people in various types of situations
      • Must possess effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation
      • Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorshipPreferred Qualifications:
        • Undergraduate majors in Business, Marketing, Finance or Engineering
        • Previous work experience in the electricity/utility industry
        • Previous experience holding leadership positions within the corporate environment or extra-curricular, community or university sponsored organizationsAdditional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
          • Demonstrated academic achievement
          • Outstanding work ethic
          • Ability to work on multiple projects
          • Entrepreneurial spirit
          • Consulting skills
          • Problem-solving skills
          • Ability to create and present executive decks
          • Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with NRG's Power Values:
          • Safety and Well Being
          • Customer-Focus
          • Collaboration
          • Accountability
          • Inclusion and DiversityPhysical Requirements:
            • Job frequently requires prolonged sittingNRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/DisabilityEEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf )Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.Official description on file with Talent.

Keywords: NRG Energy, Inc., Houston , MBA Summer Associate, Other , Houston, Texas

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