Northeast Utilities

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Northeast Utilities Reviews

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Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas J. May
Thomas J. May
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    Great company, potential for growth is low for entry level engineers in energy efficiency, but an educating experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I worked at Northeast Utilities as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Sheer amount of projects, friendly staff, contacts with vendors and contractors

    Cons

    You can't get converted to full time from a contractor position very easily

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please hire international students for engineering positions!!!

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Northeast Utilities Interviews

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    Customer Service Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manchester, NH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Manchester, NH
    Application Details

    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Northeast Utilities.

    Interview Details

    Process took about 1-2 weeks. Typical behavioral interview. Drug testing and background screen required. Expect phone interview and meeting with 2 people in person.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There was a set amount per hour, no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

Northeast Utilities Awards & Accolades

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Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles (Platinum), National Business Group on Health, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.nu.com
Headquarters Hartford, CT
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1927
Type Company - Public (NU)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Northeast Utilities (NU) uses a little Yankee ingenuity (and a number of power generation plants) to keep its customers powered up. The largest utility in New England, NU supplies power to more than 1.9 million customers in Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts through subsidiaries Connecticut Light and Power, Public Service Company of New Hampshire, and Western Massachusetts Electric. The company's power grid encompasses about 3,100 circuit miles of overhead transmission lines and about 35,000 pole miles of distribution lines. NU's Yankee Gas utility provides... More

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