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POST DATE 9/17/2017
END DATE 2/23/2018

Duquesne Light Company Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Overall Purpose:

The Human Resources intern is sought for a full-time (40 hours/week) position for the 12-week Summer 2018 internship program. This position will assist with documenting and implementing various human resources processes to support Talent Acquisition initiatives and the Human Resources department as a whole.

1. Assist the Talent Acquisition function with sourcing, resume review, scheduling, phone screening, interviewing, and processing of new hire paperwork, running reports, and continuous improvement.

2. Assist in the documentation/development of policies, procedures, processes, and programs to enhance and support Organizational Development and Training initiatives.

3. Perform job-related duties and special projects to support the overall human resources department, including Benefits, Health & Wellness, 401k, ER/LR, Compensation, Organizational Development and Training.


Applicants must be currently enrolled in school for a Bachelor s degree in Human Resources.. Candidates must have completed their sophomore year of studies.


Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented environment.

Physical Requirements:

Normal office environment. Ability to participate in field visits to work in locations to include, but not limited to, climbing ladders, walking in wooded areas, or visiting field locations.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.