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Join Minnesota's Largest Electric Distribution Cooperative

Connexus Energy provides electricity and renewable energy alternatives to 145,000 residential and commercial members. We are a regional leader in using innovative technology to build and operate a smart grid. Fast Company named Connexus to its prestigious list of 2024’s Most Innovative Companies. We are located just north of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Connexus offers a team-based, service-oriented work environment that is inclusive, challenging and rewarding. Our 200+ employees are respected and appreciated, and they are representative of the diverse communities and members we serve. We give back to these communities by embracing opportunities to volunteer, donate and support economic development.

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Working at Connexus Energy

Connexus Energy has a collaborative work culture with challenging and rewarding work that provides for professional development and work-life balance in a highly technical, stable and innovative industry. We are a cooperative by definition and practice, focused on achieving our goal of providing the highest quality service at the lowest possible price.

Meaningful work

Today’s world depends on electricity. Our members count on us to keep their businesses and households running with the electricity their lives require. Be a part of the team that keeps the lights (and much more!) on for over 145,000 residential and commercial members.

Good people

Work at Connexus centers around our members. Safety always, service driven, collaborative, empowered, innovative, integrity and respect all; these core values make us uniquely Connexus Energy. At Connexus, you will have a chance to work with friendly and talented co-workers who live our values every day.

Service based culture

Our employees are engaged in a meaningful mission at a company that respects the individual and provides continual developmental opportunities. More than 80% of our employees recommend Connexus as a great place to work!

Why do you like working at Connexus?

Our average employee tenure is 11 years, which is above the national average. Why do our employees stay so long? We asked our employees this question and are happy to share their responses with you! See our employees' work experience testimonials below.

Exceptional Employee Benefits

To achieve our mission, we need to hire and retain the industry’s top talent. We offer competitive pay and some of the industry’s top benefits, as well as incentives and recognition, training and development opportunities, and a satisfying work environment.

Our benefits include:

  • Company-wide annual incentive plan
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Health Savings Account with an employer contribution
  • 401(k) plan with a generous company contribution
  • Company paid basic life insurance and Disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellness program with financial rewards
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Hybrid work arrangements available for some positions

At Connexus Energy, we understand the importance of a healthy, balanced life for our employees. We’ve created a benefits package with a variety of options to help you achieve this, while at the same time keeping premiums affordable.

Please note: Most benefits are available to full-time employees only. Connexus Energy reserves the right to amend or terminate our benefit programs at any time.

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Employee Testimonials

"Being a part of a community is important. My co-workers share my work ethic and high standards, and give of their time and heart to the community."

"The variety of work, which encourages collaborative and creative thinking, is challenging and rewarding.”

"Employees are encouraged to share ideas and work together to take care of our members."

"The hiring process gave me comfort knowing that I was going to be working for a company that truly hires the best people."

"Connexus encourages sharing your opinion and ideas which makes you feel valued."

Internships at Connexus

Learning experiences for college students
Connexus interns spend their breaks from their college studies working alongside and learning from Connexus employees. Our interns are paid, assigned specific responsibilities and leave with real work experience for completing their education and entering the workforce.
Internship opportunities can include:

  • Distribution Engineering
  • Distribution Design
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)
  • Power Supply & Business Development
  • Member Services
  • Business Applications & Data Services
  • Technology Services

Our interns learn about the different ways electricity is produced through offsite tours. They also work together on a cross-departmental research project.

Connexus Interns
Contact Employee Services to inquire about internship opportunities for your field of study.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Connexus Energy's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and Affirmative Action Program are based upon our understanding of the intent and application of existing laws; and the conviction that equal employment opportunity and affirmative action is a good business practice.

As part of our affirmative action effort, Connexus Energy offers its employees and/or applicants the opportunity to self-identify race and sex, as an individual with a disability, or a protected veteran. This information assists Connexus Energy in meeting its affirmative action goals. Disclosure or failure to disclose will not adversely affect employees or applicants.

Pursuant to our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, Connexus Energy bases all employment-related decisions on principles of equal employment opportunity. Connexus Energy will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability status, status as a protected veteran or any other protected class as required by federal or Minnesota state law. This policy shall apply to all employment actions; including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

We periodically review this policy to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Individuals who feel they have not received equitable treatment in accordance with this policy should inform the Vice President of Human Resources or the Manager of Human Resources.

Our hiring process

Learn what to expect as you proceed through the hiring process. Our comprehensive process ensures that we hire a talented, engaged workforce. All candidates must submit a secure online application.


Our mission & values

Join our team and help power our members and communities toward a smarter energy future. Learn more about Connexus Energy and our vision, mission, and core values.


your most powerful membership®

These four words focus on the most important component of our cooperative: our members. In a cooperative, everything we do is for the benefit of our membership. This vision provides daily inspiration to build powerful partnerships with our members.


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