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Category: Business, Management and Administration

Type: Standard

Location: Springfield

Starts: May. 15, 2022

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


Discover a POWERful career at Associated Electric!   Our organization offers challenging and rewarding work with career development and internal mobility opportunities -  all within a family friendly and community centric culture.    Our purpose is simple -  to provide safe,  reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners.  At Associated Electric,  one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation,  opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry are endless.


We are seeking applications for our Energy Risk Management internship at our Headquarters facility in Springfield,  Missouri.  This is a paid internship that offers employment during the summer of 2022 with the opportunity to continue on through the fall semester.  Normal working days are Monday through Friday.  You could also potentially receive course credit while working at AECI!   Contact your school’s career center for more information.


As an Energy Risk Management student intern projects will likely include the following:

  • Assist with verifying all energy transactions (Power,  Gas,  Diesel,  Emissions,  Renewable Energy)  executed by Power Marketing are captured in the appropriate risk system accurately valued to measure Mark-to-Mark valuations and credit exposures.
  • Assist with monitoring counterparty credit risk and reviewing changes in counterparty financial strength and creditworthiness.
  • Assist with preparation for monthly Energy Risk Management Committee meetings.
  • Provide assistance with documentation of Power Marketing desk procedures.
  • Monitoring and reporting compliance with the Energy Risk Policy.
  • Design,  track,  and develop new reports for Energy Risk Management functions including tracking effectiveness of new hedging &  trading strategies.
  • Support the Energy Risk Management department by performing research and examining trends,  and analyzing events such as (weather,  maintenance outages etc.)


Qualified applicants must be currently enrolled in a Business,  Accounting,  Finance,  Engineering or other related curriculum and have successfully completed two (2)  years of work towards a bachelor’s degree with a preferred GPA of 3.0 or greater.

To apply for a position,  please visit  and complete your profile.   You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e.  resume,  cover letter)  and apply for a position.  Please upload your most recent transcript (unofficial copy is sufficient).


AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  Please reference the contact information above if you require assistance in filling out an application.  Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment. 

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