Undergraduate Business Intern - Data Input and Records Management
Rainier, OR 
Posted 12 days ago
Job/Internship Description

To be eligible for PGE's Internship program, you must be at least 18 years old and have met one of the following criteria:

A high school senior that has enrolled in a college or trade school

A current college or trade school student who is returning to college or a trade school as a full-time student

A recent 2022-2023 college graduate

You must provide verification of your student status by submitting your college transcript (an unofficial one is acceptable) or letter of acceptance to a college or trade school with your online application. You will have the opportunity to upload your documents during the online application process.

At PGE, our work involves dreaming about, planning for, and realizing a smarter, cleaner, more enduring Oregon neighborhood. Its core to our DNA and we haven't stopped since we started in 1888. We energize lives, strengthen communities and drive advancements in energy that promote social, economic and environmental progress. We're always on the lookout for people passionate about leading and being a part of teams that are advancing innovative clean energy solutions that are also affordable and accessible to all.

Undergraduate Business Intern - Data Input and Records Management

Data Input and Records Management will play a vital role in maintaining accurate and organized records for the site and as we move into a new building. This internship offers a unique opportunity for a student or recent graduate to gain practical experience in the nuclear industry, develop valuable skills in data management, and contribute to critical initiatives that ensure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency.

In this role you will:

  • Input and update data related to equipment, materials, and documents into the designated database or records management system.
  • Perform quality checks to ensure the accuracy and completeness of data entries.
  • Organize and maintain physical and electronic records according to established procedures and guidelines.
  • Assist in the implementation of record retention policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support data collection, analysis, and reporting activities.
  • Provide administrative support as needed, including filing, scanning, and document retrieval.

What will you take away:

  • Hands-on experience in a specialized field within the nuclear industry.
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals in business and nuclear industry.
  • Exposure to regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Networking opportunities with industry leaders and peers.
  • Develop familiarity with the federal regulations for nuclear regulatory requirements.

This position is located on-site at the decommissioned Trojan facility in Rainier, OR and may require working the occasional weekend.

Job Function Summary

Business Provides support to the business in various functions throughout PGE.

Key Job Information

Functions as part of the business support team; may spend a portion of time performing the work supervised. Responsible for results of the team. Works within established precedents and practices. Analyzes information to solve on-going problems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Departmental Support May perform administrative, coordination or technical tasks, such as completing spreadsheets in support of department assigned.
  • Research and Analysis May perform research and analysis under general supervision. May gather qualitative or quantitative data and develop reports or spreadsheets.
  • Internship Program Events May participate in company-sponsored internship activities.


  • Currently an actively enrolled undergraduate student (recent graduate or GED accepted) in good standing and pursuing a bachelor's degree, preferably in a field related to the internship; GPA of 2.5 or higher preferred.
  • Some prior volunteer or work experience preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping tasks.
  • Familiarity with database management systems and records management principles.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Requires a valid Drivers License and a history of safe driving practices.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

Functional Competencies

  • Working computer skills using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Basic research skills
  • Working knowledge of common software applications within field

General Competencies

  • Working accuracy skills.
  • Basic organization and prioritization skills.
  • Basic decision-making skills.
  • Working written and oral communication skills.
  • Basic problem-solving skills.
  • Basic analytical thinking skills.
  • Basic interpersonal skills.

Physical and Cognitive Demands

Cognitive Level

Basic: Competencies needed to use common sense to carry out simple or uninvolved instructions and pass initial screening.

  • Ability to adhere to set response times, deadlines, and time-sensitive tasks.
  • Ability to follow accuracy standards.
  • Ability to follow through on decision-making tasks.
  • Ability to interact effectively and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate and problem solve when under stress.
  • Ability to respond and adapt to frequent change.
  • Ability to accept and demonstrate self-awareness when provided constructive feedback.
  • Ability to discern feedback and acknowledge ownership of areas of improvement.
  • Ability to avoid future mistakes by applying reasonable skills to new but similar work situations or tasks.
  • Ability to successfully collaborate with peers, managers, and others within the organization.
  • Demonstrates sound memory.
  • Ability to process new information to be applied consistently to work tasks.


  • Ability to adhere to pre-established schedule, including start/stop time and break/lunch schedule.
  • Ability to consistently meet attendance standards for regular, reliable, predictable, full-time attendance.

Physical Capabilities

  • Driving/travel/commute: Daily within service territory - Occasionally (one to two times a month or less)
  • Computer use (use computer regularly for entire work shift)
  • Lifting/pushing/pulling: Up to 10lbs.
  • Carrying: Up to 10lbs.
  • Unstable surfaces requiring balance (i.e., moving equipment, boats) (check all that apply):
    • Walking distances and surfaces (long distances and over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces)

Environment- Indoor/Outdoor

  • Office
  • Plant
  • Field


Compensation Range:

$16.00 - $36.00

Actual total compensation is commensurate with experience, skills, and education.

PGE believes in rewarding dedicated performance. We provide a total rewards package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future. To find out more, click .

Join us today and power your potential!

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

PGE does not discriminate on the basis of disability. We recognize individuals have a variety of abilities to offer and we believe there is much to value and celebrate by incorporating different abilities into the work we do. One very important way we live this out is in our application and interview process. We work hard to support individuals who may need an accommodation to fully participate in these processes. If you feel you may need an accommodation, or would like to request one, please notify the Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter) associated with the job posting. You may also make this request by contacting or by calling 503-464-7250. The Recruiter will provide information and next steps for the accommodation process. Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) team is also available for support. You can contact them at .

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PGE is committed to Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origina, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
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