Intern - Software Systems Eng - Richmond, VA or Columbia, SC

Date: Sep 13, 2023

Location: RICHMOND, VA, US, 23219

Company: Dominion Energy

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!


To learn more about Dominion Energy’s workplace culture, sustainability efforts, and commitment to DE&I, please see our Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility Report and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report.




We offer a hybrid work schedule (one week in the office, one week of teleworking) to accommodate the need for flexibility.



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



Job Summary

Dominion Energy is seeking students to participate in our internship program.

  • This position requires the ability to provide expert and creative solutions to user problems to ensure customer satisfaction and productivity.
  • Works from specifications to develop or modify moderately complex software programming applications and information systems.
  • Assists with the design, coding, benchmark testing, debugging, and documentation of programs.
  • Assist experience Software Systems Engineers with an individual business unit on specific project assignments.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Must have strong computer knowledge and skills with demonstrated ability to learn and utilize IT software programs.
  • Must have strong customer service and problem-solving skills; coursework or experience in PCs, application and Microsoft Office project support preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of Windows10, and Office 365
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills; be able to work independently and as a team.
  • Programming, scripting, computer architecture and design, relational database experience are all pluses.

Must live within a reasonable commuting distance of the assigned work location and have reliable transportation.

Education Requirements

  • Must be currently pursuing a 4-year Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Systems, Cyber Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.
  • Students should be a rising junior and have an anticipated graduation date 2026 or later.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Other 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.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

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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Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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