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2024 Summer Risk Assessment Intern

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Location: Chester, VA, United States
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Req ID: R00933976-OTHLOC-326

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Job Title: Risk Assessment Intern (2 positions)

NiSource Internship Program Introduction 

The 12-week NiSource Internship program starting May 20th, is a multi-faceted development experience that provides our interns with challenging and meaningful work that impacts the communities we serve. As a NiSource intern, you will have the opportunity to learn from senior leadership and build professional relationships with employees across our company. The NiSource Internship program also incorporates workshops to learn about NiSource, the energy industry and infuses learning and development opportunities that sharpen your professional skills. The robust program will aid in building the fundamentals needed to enter the energy workforce upon graduation.

Job Summary

The Risk Assessment Intern, under the direction of an Advisor, will use advanced tools to assist with the detailed work of validating and improving risk models, as well as increasing the ease of model result utilization for both internal and external stakeholders.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyzing and validating data input factors, model formulas, and results
  • Verifying data source connectivity
  • Automating of statistical analyses and data reports
  • Identifying opportunities for efficiency improvements
  • Timely and accurate preparation of work
  • Consistent communication with stakeholders
  • Documenting processes and procedures

Required Qualifications for Position

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong data skills and experience working with large and complex data sets
  • Experience with Microsoft products
  • Strong written and verbal skills to communicate results of analyses
  • Currently enrolled in a college or university acquiring a degree with a focus in data science, computer science, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, statistics, mathematics or related field
  • Have completed at least one year of undergraduate study
  • Keen attention to detail and a quality focused mindset
  • Self-discipline for planning and organizing tasks
  • Authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

  • Experience with GIS or other mapping systems
  • Experience with Business Analysis and Data Visualization Tools (Power BI, Tableau, etc.)
  • Experience with coding (Python, R, VBA, etc.)


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

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