IInformation Technology Intern – Minnesota Power

Information Technology Intern

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Information Technology Intern (2 Positions)

Department: ITS Applications

Close Date: 10/13/2013


Minnesota Power, an ALLETE Company, is looking for an intern to assist in their Information Technology Solutions Department.  The position would support Business/Marketing Applications areas in a variety of programming projects.  These positions are an excellent opportunity to develop programmer/analyst skills, understand business processes, and develop creative computer application solutions.

General Purpose:

  • Under supervision, provide technical analysis, programming, and support to users to include design, development, modification, problem resolution, documentation, and planning to meet business objectives.
  • Design and implement relational database structures, applications, interfaces, and reports to achieve business requirements
Required Skills

  • Applicant should be nearing completion of sophomore year of Bachelor’s Degree Program.
  • Major in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Information Systems.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.8


  • Related work experience desirable

Special Requirements:

Familiarity with several of the following:

•Java, C/C++

•Web Page Development (HTML, ASP, JSP, Java Script)

•Structured Query Language (SQL), PL/SQL

•Visual Basic


•Object Oriented Programming

•Relational Database Modeling


•Unix Shell Scripting, cyber security, Unix/Linux, Microsoft Windows 2000/XP

•Microsoft Office

•Strong interpersonal and communication skills required to establish and maintain positive working relationships.

Required Experience
 internship Duration: 

•Fall 2013 with possibility of continuing through Fall 2014

•15-20 hours per week during school term

•40 hours per week during summer break

•Hours of work:  Flexible between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. – compatible with school schedule

•Computer skills, as listed above.

•Excellent oral and written communication skills

•Ability to work with a variety of people in changing situations

•Ability to work on multiple projects

Compensation:  $16.00 hourly

Job Location: ALLETE Corporate Office Building, 30 W Superior Street, Duluth, MN


This position has been posted both internally and externally. External candidates must apply at http://www.allete.com (click on “Careers.”) Internal candidates must apply through the intranet homepage, and notify their current supervisor of the intent to apply.


ALLETE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class.

Job Location
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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