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Alliant Energy Intern – Process Performance - Renewable Data Analytics in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

4564BRJob Responsibilities:

The Process Performance - Renewable Data Analytics Intern will be working at the Alliant Energy Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Tower for Summer 2020 and receive the opportunity to:

  • Download, process, and analyze large data sets from a variety of sources

  • Analyze wind turbine or solar component data to identify anomalies

  • Prepare reports to highlight anomalies for follow up maintenance action

  • Use Python or other programming tools to automate data reports

  • Research technical documentation to compile and summarize parameter data

  • Provide engineering support to maintenance efforts at generating plants

Requisition ID:4564BRPosition Type:Temporary Recruiting Location(s):Cedar Rapids, IA Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for exciting internship opportunities for Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, or Data Analytics students for summer 2020 - see below for additional details.

  • Pay: Competitive wage-earning between $17.00-$21.50/hour

  • Hours: 8 am - 5 pm (40 hours per week)

  • Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

  • Start Date: May 18th or May 26th, 2020 - Date is flexible

  • Course credit available upon request

An internship with Alliant Energy is your opportunity to apply your coursework to challenging and meaningful projects. Last summer we had over 65 interns between our Iowa and Wisconsin locations who were able to network and learn about Alliant Energy through an over-night kick-off event, executive luncheon, volunteer events, and other opportunities. You’ll continue to develop your skills through meaningful work, plant tours and more!

Hear directly from students what they liked best about interning at Alliant Energy:

Apply today to explore this opportunity to learn and contribute to the Alliant Energy team!

Alliant Energy will not consider individuals in F1 visa status for this position.Job Category:Engineering Job Qualifications:


  • We are looking for students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, or Computer Science with an emphasis in Renewables, Statistics, Data Analytics, Data Management, related majors are encouraged to apply

  • Currently holding a GPA of 2.75 or higher


  • Experience working with programming software such as Python, SQL or R

  • Familiarity with data analytics best practices and machine learning algorithms

  • Previous technical or analytical roles in business analytics, statistics, or database management

  • Proven to be a problem solver and results-oriented

  • Leadership, club, and/or organizational involvement

  • An active interest, fresh ideas and a desire to learn about the utility industry

  • Capable of working independently

  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Posting Title:Intern – Process Performance - Renewable Data AnalyticsTalent Gateway Posting Details:Are you an Engineering or Computer Science major with a background in renewables, statistics, or data analytics? Join our team this summer for an interactive experience with the Process Performance Analytics department!