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Native Pathways Intern Program - Community Engagement & Tribal Relations Intern

Date: Jan 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!

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


Job Summary

 Dominion Energy (DE) is seeking a summer 2023 intern from the Native American community. This position will support the Tribal Relations, Community Affairs and the External Affairs groups within Dominion Energy.  Duties may include;

  • Assist with planning, coordinating and administering Tribal Relations, Community Affairs and External Affairs programs. 
  • Support Community and Tribal event planning and rollout
  • Support Native student recruiting efforts for Dominion Energy’s Careers in Energy Student Diversity Conference
  • May draft project and communications plans for leadership review. 
  • May research the history and culture of Tribal communities within Dominion Energy’s operating area.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


Selected candidates may be eligible for a housing stipend if they live 50 miles or more from the work location.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills
Must be a student at an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university majoring in Liberal Arts, Cultural Studies, History, Communications, Public Relations, English, Business, Marketing or a related field.
Must have an anticipated graduation date of spring 2025 or later. 
Prefer a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Prefer existing relationships within American Indian communities.
Knowledge of cultural and social issues within Native American communities is a plus
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Ability to collect and analyze data using spreadsheet software, such as Excel
Ability to create presentations using software, such as PowerPoint
Active involvement in Tribal and Native serving organizations
Leadership experience in Tribal, student or volunteer groups or organizations

Preference will be given to applicants who are enrolled members of a Native American Tribe

Education Requirements

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.  

You can experience the excitement of our company – it's the difference between taking a job and starting a career.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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