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NAB Summer Internship 2017

Job type:

Student (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Company Profile:

Direct Energy is a leading energy and services provider with nearly five million residential and commercial customers in North America. Direct Energy provides customers with choice and support in managing their energy costs through a portfolio of innovative products and services. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, Direct Energy operates in 50 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia and 10 provinces in Canada.

Our North American Business division is one of the largest commercial and industrial retailers in North America, serving more than 240,000 business customers in 2015. Our North American Business division provides natural gas and electricity sales to small, medium and large-size businesses, public institutions, and government. Our offering includes enhanced solutions, such as protection plans for major energy assets and infrastructure as well as building automation, facility maintenance, energy auditing and energy management services for our business customers.


Our 10-week Summer Internship is designed to increase your future employment prospects and provide a valuable resource to the business. During your internship you'll work on real projects across various disciplines within our business with real responsibility, while benefiting from a wide support network of colleagues, a manager and the Campus Recruitment team. Our aim is to help you build your strengths, gain skills that can be transferred to any workplace and stand out from the crowd. Our summer internship will appeal to self-motivated, college junior/ senior with a proactive, can-do attitude and a genuine desire to learn about our business and the energy industry.


Our summer interns will be involved with various types of projects based on the requirements from our business at the time. These projects includes tackling everything from improving our understanding of market behaviors and economics to assessing the commercial implications of energy deregulation. Add in the opportunity to assess major risk, analyze customer behaviors and conduct competitor reviews, and you’ll see that the DE Summer Internship is an opportunity to influence the heart of our business.


We are looking for self-driven, high-caliber individuals who can grasp complex commercial issues and deliver solutions. In return, we'll provide the support, guidance and opportunities to help you become whatever you want to be. As our emerging talent, we need you to be able to help to improve our business, inspire our people and deliver exceptional customer service and therefore you need to be able to demonstrate the following behaviors:

  • Being one team - Build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Creating a positive environment - Have a positive impact through self-awareness and social skills
  • Putting our customers first - Deliver excellent customer service
  • Seizing responsibility - Take initiative and set high standards for self
  • Seeing beyond our own goals - Look at the bigger picture and recognize the impact of your actions
  • Learning agility - Learn from experience to perform in new or changing situations
  • Drive - Focus energy on what will make a difference and deliver exceptionally
  • Manages relationships - Communicate/collaborate effectively to get the best from people

The Individual

GPA: 3.0 or above

Degree discipline: Finance / Energy / Mathematics / Business / Sales / Statistics / Economics / Marketing

Year group: College Junior / Senior / penultimate year of study


Direct Energy and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability