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Intern - Programmer (Emerging Technology and Architecture) (IT, Computer Science)

Date: Nov 20, 2018

Location: RICHMOND, VA, US, 23219

Company: Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.


Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.


Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.


Job Summary

Dominion Energy, one of the nation’s largest producers of energy, is seeking an detailed oriented, highly motivated and innovative rising junior  for a 2018 summer internship.  Working with IT professionals you will enhance your education while learning, and assisting with the folllowing projects:

1. Internet of Things (IoT)

2. Robotics Process Automation (RPA)

3. Augmented & Virtual Reality 

4. Blockchain

5. Drones

6. Virtual Assistants

7. Mobile Beacons


This internship is specifically designed for a student with an anticipated graduation date of December 2020 or May 2021.  If you would like to gain valuable work experience and exposure to enterprise systems in a corporate environment, then consider spending your summer at Dominion Energy.  An intern housing stipend may be available (conditions apply).


As an intern, you will work at our 8th and Main Street office, located in historical downtown Richmond, Virginia where the company is headquartered. During your internship you will interact with the Enterprise Systems team to:

  • Learn and gain an better understanding of front end development applications used in a corporate environment;
  • Gain hands-on IT work experience and expand your knowledge as you apply basic IT development tools, and learn new applications.;
  • Be actively engaged in challenging work that applies front end development tools and testing methodologies and applies them to real world business applications.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Must currently be enrolled in a 4 year ABET accredited college or university degreed program in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Innovation Engineering or a related course of study with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Students should have an anticipated graduation date of December 2020 or May 2021.
  • Must possess an understanding of basic computer principles and practices.
  • Possess a basic knowledge of HTML5 and JavaScript.
  • Ability to read and understand basic technical specifications;
  • Ability to evaluate problems and make sound decisions;
  • Possess basic analytical and conceptual thinking;
  • Adaptability to changing conditions and demands;
  • Physical attributes required to perform essential functions of the job - lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, bending, which may include prolonged standing and manual dexterity.
  • Proficiency in basic computer software (Microsoft Office Suite required.

Education Requirements

  • Must currently be enrolled as a full-time student in a 4 year ABET accredited college or university degreed program in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Innovation Engineering or a related course of study
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Must have an anticipated graduation date of December 2020 or May 2021.

Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.  


Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  


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