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Summer Intern - Energy Trading


Houston, TX, US

Company:  DTE Energy Trading
Job ID:  1820

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve. We have businesses in 26 states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses.  Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers.  Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth.  We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally. 

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

* Gallup Great Workplace Award for multiple years
* Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence
* Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running
* Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For
* J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
* Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”
* Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT
* Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award
* Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award




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Job Summary



This is a summer only student opportunity.  DTE Energy Trading, a subsidiary of DTE Energy Company, is seeking ambitious, energetic, quantitatively adept individuals with an interest in power marketing for an internship based at its Ann Arbor, Michigan office.  We provide energy sourcing and management solutions for investor-owned gas and electric utilities, municipalities, electric cooperatives, independent power producers and retail energy suppliers. We manage a significant portfolio of gas transport and storage as well as power generation and transmission assets.




Key Accountabilities


  • Work with Scheduling and Trading teams to collect and analyze data.
  • Facilitates/support Business Unit administrative projects/programs and day-to-day operations.
  • Use problem-solving skills to deal with issues as they arise.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.




Minimum Education & Experience Requirements


Actively pursuing a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four year college or university with a major in business, accounting, marketing, economics, finance, engineering, or related field.  Must have completed at least two years of college and provide for the following:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment.
  • Demonstrates strong computer proficiency including a good working knowledge of MS Office, specifically Excel.
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, teamwork, and time management skills while maintaining an attention for detail.
  • Resourceful and proactive in gathering information and sharing ideas.




DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and 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: Houston