Xcel Energy

Industry: Energy, Extraction & Utilities

About Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy provides the energy that powers millions of homes and businesses across eight Western and Midwestern states, including Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a changing industry—one that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive. Together, we remain committed to meeting our customers' fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

Hiring & Onboarding

Opportunity & Advancement

Culture & Commitment

Support & Retention

Policies & Compliance

Recruiting & Sourcing

Why Work at the Company?

We know the value military experience and leadership brings to the workplace. A veteran's military training and experience has taught them how to be the best – resilient, adaptive, a problem-solver. What you'll find at Xcel Energy: • A dedicated veteran liaison to provide guidance. • Ongoing transition support – a special onboarding program for new hires, a veteran employee group, quarterly training for hiring managers • A wide range of positions across the company – in the office, in the field or on the lines – including entry level jobs with GI Bill benefits. • Apprenticeships that allow you to get paid while you learn.

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