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NORTHWESTERN ENERGY Intern - Benefits & Compensation in BOZEMAN, Montana

Benefits & Compensation Intern

Butte or Sioux Falls location preferred; will consider other major office locations in Montana - Billings, Bozeman, Great Falls, Helena or Missoula


  • Must have completed Sophomore level or higher by start date
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Pro-active, and strive to go above and beyond what is required
  • Ability to prioritize well and tackle challenges enthusiastically
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Self-starter accountable for completing work as assigned with an adequate level of feedback from NorthWestern Energy staff
  • Ability to demonstrate and maintain a good safety record
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, and Access
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Ability to pass a drug test, and background check
  • Prefer students working towards a Business, Marketing, Information Technology, Accounting, or Analytics Degree but are open to others with a relevant skillset
  • Process mapping experience preferred (academic experience included)


  • Review documentation, gather data, and conduct interviews to understand process requirements to convert to a process map
  • Help brainstorm ideas to improve efficiency by identifying process bottlenecks, repetition, error contributors and delays
  • Organize and facilitate process walkthrough
  • Perform some employee and retiree data maintenance to better understand process requirements
  • Analyze business goals, objectives, and needs
  • Help plan and design business processes and make recommendations for improvement
  • Perform research and analysis in support of operations
  • Assist in resolving business issues using systems and data
  • Estimate costs and benefits of multiple actions and/or solutions and provide recommendations
  • Accountable for work assigned and completing each assigned task on time or ahead of schedule
  • Participate in organizational work meetings
  • Adhere to company safety standards and the Code of Business Conduct & Ethics
  • Ensure all actions are consistent with NorthWestern Energy's values, mission, and strategic business objectives

Temporary position; full-time from May - August, part-time from September - December.

$18.00 per hour for first year interns, $19.00 per hour for returning interns.

Open until filled.