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At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

Our learning and development platforms and educational reimbursement programs enable employees with initiative to explore their own potential in a dynamic and rewarding industry.

Requisition Number 17-0176
Title West Strategic Origination & Development Intern
City Dublin
State CA
Job Family Commercial Operations
Shift Days
Employee Type Intern
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Dublin Office
Description Perform analysis of business decisions and strategic issues, including issues related to electricity and natural gas markets, Transmission analysis, load forecasting, plant operations and dispatch, asset and contract commodity margins.
• Support the project development activities of the group, including but not limited to supporting land acquisition, permitting efforts, community relations, and other project development work
• Perform market, regulatory, land, financial or other research and analysis for the group upon request
• Exact summer projects will be determined at the time of the commencement of the internship.
Requirements • Demonstrated understanding Microsoft Office products (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
• Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
• Able to work autonomously and under the pressure of multiple deadlines.
• Team player who is used to diving into issues, brainstorming solutions, and learning new methods and tools to address.
• Knowledge of the energy industry, specifically the independent power or utility sector, is a plus.
• Knowledge of US gas and electric market fundamentals, including supply and demand, environmental legislation, and regional market structures, is a plus.
• High degree of enthusiasm and drive
• Candidate should be nearing completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree
• Minimum 7 week commitment
• Calpine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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