Wisconsin Energy Institute

Utility Intern

Date Published: 

August 19, 2014

Position Type: 


Job Location: 

Sun Prairie, WI

Job Description: 

MaxLite is an innovator in LED lighting for commercial, industrial and residential customers. Our business is growing quickly as businesses and homeowners recognize the many benefits that come with upgrading to LEDs.

This paid internship will give you a deep understanding of the energy efficiency market and LED lighting technology. Under direction from our Utility Program Manager you will work with MaxLite customers to analyze their lighting projects, assess their local utility rebates and fill out the required paperwork for submission. You will also work with our consumer sales team and will handle various order entry tasks and sales data analysis related to retail programs including working with Menards, Family Dollar and Habitat ReStores.

The internship will expose you to the inner workings of utility energy efficiency programs across the country and how they impact the marketplace. In 2014 it is estimated that 6 billion dollars in rebates will be paid to customers to drive the adoption of energy efficient products. Along the way you will receive a deep understanding of LED lighting and the ways the products can be used to save energy and maintenance costs.

The skills necessary for this internship are as follows:

  • Business savvy and professionalism
  • Comfort with making phone calls to retail stores to ask for sales data & taking new stock orders
  • Good computer skills
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word including using basic formulas
  • Good listening skills & strong multi-tasking ability
  • Basic project management skills
  • Ability to learn
  • Willingness to consider and suggest improvements to make things easier for our customers
  • Positive attitude with a constant focus on the customer's experience

Preferred hours are 9am - 1pm Monday - Friday with flexibility

Pay rate is $12 per hour

How to Apply

To apply, please email your resume & cover letter to jpater@maxlite.com

Job Application Deadline: 

September 10, 2014