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  • Good Company

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    Current Employee - Geologist in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Geologist in Birmingham, AL

    I have been working at Southern Company full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Work Environment, Good Benefits, and Strong Leadership

    Cons

    Limited ability to move up

Southern Company Interviews

Updated Mar 16, 2015
Updated Mar 16, 2015

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    Engineer Co-Op Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Interview Details

    I was interviewed at my university after the career fair. It was only two other men, and it was pretty chill. They asked me some basic questions, like about my GPA and classes I will be taking. Biggest strengths, what classes I enjoy, etc. They were very friendly and I hope to hear from them soon. I sent two follow up emails and they said they are wrapping up campus interviews next week.

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    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

Southern Company Awards & Accolades

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25 Noteworthy Companies, DiversityInc, 2012
Most Admired Companies in Research Science, Black Engineer & Information Technology, 2010
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Additional Info

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Website www.southerncompany.com
Headquarters Atlanta, GA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1945
Type Company - Public (SO)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Southern Company isn't just whistling Dixie. The holding company is one of the largest electricity distributors in the US. It operates regulated utilities Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, and Mississippi Power, which combined have a generating capacity of more than 42,000 MW and serve more than 4.4 million electricity customers in the southeastern US. The power company also has energy marketing operations, and it provides energy consulting and management services for businesses and institutions. Through its Southern LINC Wireless unit, it provides wireless... More

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