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Summer Associate


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Energy Resources, LLC
Job ID:  8513

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.  But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities.  When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences, and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing.  Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Summer Associate Program for Finance and Strategy



DTE Energy Vantage - Detroit, MI


DTE Vantage, a non-utility subsidiary of DTE Energy Company, is seeking ambitious, energetic, quantitatively adept individuals with an interest in high visibility roles in finance and strategy for its Summer Associate Program.


The Program

The Summer Associate Program provides first year MBA or similar advanced degree candidates the opportunity to experience working within multi‐disciplinary teams formed to identify, evaluate, negotiate, and execute energy‐related transactions and strategies.  Specific responsibilities could include:

  • Identifying and screening potential acquisition candidates
  • Conducting valuation, due diligence, structuring, negotiation, and integration for an acquisition
  • Developing and negotiating the pricing and structure for an on‐site cogeneration project
  • Evaluating investments in new renewable energy technologies
  • Developing a marketing plan to grow an existing product line
  • Researching and assessing industry competitors



A strong candidate possesses:

  • A broad range of financial, strategic, and commercial skills 
  • Is capable of managing the details of complex transactions
  • Has the ability to work within a team‐oriented environment in rapidly evolving markets

Required core skills include: 

  • Strong focus on finance and strategy with excellent financial modeling skills
  • Ability to understand, articulate and perform valuation analyses
  • Analytical ability to distill complex transactions into their essential elements and communicate the results to senior management


About DTE Vantage

DTE Vantage, headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, provides energy-related products and services nationwide to energy-intensive industrial, commercial and institutional customers.  The company is a primary vehicle for DTE Energy to grow its non-regulated (non-utility) businesses.  Its product lines are concentrated in the renewable energy and industrial energy services  markets. 


In the renewable energy market, the company produces renewable energy from waste-wood and captures and processes methane gas from landfills and dairy farms for the generation of renewable gas and power for sale to electric utility and industrial customers.  Industrial energy services includes the provision of on-site energy services such as waste water treatment, process steam, co-generated power, chilled and hot water, and compressed air to automotive, chemical, and consumer products companies and institutions such as hospitals, universities and governmental authorities and the production of blast furnace coke and pulverized coal for sale to integrated steel producers. 


For more information, see Career Opportunities - DTE Vantage : DTE Vantage

At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit