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Corporate Relations Intern (6 months – 1 year)

  • Internship
  • Chicago, IL
  • TBD USD / Year
  • ComEd profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.



Job Description

Be a part of something powerful at America’s leading energy provider!

At Exelon, our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it’s powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are a Fortune 200 company united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That’s why we’re looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation’s largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities — Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are empowered to evolve and advance their careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come, stay and grow — whether that’s in the role and path they start in or in new and exciting career opportunities across our business. We know that investing in our employees’ futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives, opportunities for career path changes, and health and retirement benefits.

Primary Purpose Of Position

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon! Exelon is currently seeking highly motivated students for summer internships. Paid internships will last approximately 10 weeks between June and August. Interns will work on projects designed to help them gain real-world, hands-on experience working independently under an assigned supervisor.

Primary Duties And Accountabilities


Job Description


ComEd is seeking a motivated college student or graduate student to support corporate giving, civic sponsorship, employee communications, and community engagement within the Corporate Relations department. Candidates must be enrolled in college or graduate school through the duration of the internship and preferably are pursuing a degree in Business or Liberal Arts. Must possess excellent project management and communication skills, have an above average attention to detail, and be a self-starter with a positive attitude and an awareness and interest in public affairs. Anticipated start date of January 2023 with a commitment through June 2023 required, with the potential for an extension. A one-year commitment is preferred. Competitive compensation; 20-30 hours per week. The position is currently hybrid with days spent each week at the company headquarters in downtown Chicago and in a remote setting. Relocation will not be provided.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in coordination of sponsorship fulfillment with outside partners
  • Produce bi-weekly and monthly employee e-newsletters highlighting employee engagement opportunities
  • Support management of grant application process
  • Coordinate with other Exelon and ComEd departments, including marketing and communications, as needed
  • Maintain and update website content
  • Event support for key company signature events and volunteer events, which may include Switch on Summer, Holiday Lights, Energy Force Ambassador Program, ComEd Scholars, Cause of the Year Initiative, National Volunteer Month and Polar Plunge
  • Assist with administrative duties within Exelon’s volunteer portal as well as coordinating and promoting volunteer events to employees
  • Assist in coordination of department’s education program initiatives
  • Manage in-kind donation process, including delivery and tracking
  • Research business issues, best practices, and industry trends
  • Handle administrative and other duties as assigned related to departmental programs and events



  • Must be enrolled in college or graduate school through the duration of the internship
  • Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and produce high-quality work under tight deadlines, and at times, under limited direction
  • Proven ability to work independently and within a team


  • Passionate about current events
  • Interest and/or knowledge of nonprofits in Northern Illinois
  • Understanding of public affairs

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