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"Overall a great place to work"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Intern in Phoenix, AZ
Former Employee - Intern in Phoenix, AZ
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Approves of CEO

Pros

They pay is really good for a Master's level internshp. I was also eligible for a bonus which was really exciting. If you are a year-round intern, you are also eligible for benefits which is really helpful.

My co-workers really valued my knowledge and previous experience. My leaders also gave me lots of opportunities to stretch myself and have visibility to exexcutives.

Cons

-There really isn't a formal internship program unless you are an engineer.
-Some of the business units can be a bit "old school" and not really value the experience and knowledge that the interns can bring.
-There are a lot of politics played within some of the business units.
-There was no end plan in mind when they brought me on as an intern.

Advice to Management

Keep the great talent that you are bringing in. Have a game plan for every intern that you bring in.

Other Employee Reviews for Arizona Public Service Company

  1. "Very informative in the Power Generation Industry, not the best location to work in"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Fossil Generation Intern in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Fossil Generation Intern in Phoenix, AZ
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent learning experience in the Power Generation Industry
    APS is well known in the Utility sector
    Most employees were friendly and helpful

    Cons

    It's in Phoenix, Arizona
    The monetary compensation was well-below the median pay for an electrical engineer intern

    Advice to Management

    Don't assign directors as mentors. They are too busy.


  2. Helpful (5)

    "APS has changed for the worse."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Phoenix, AZ
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Typically competitive pay and benefits will keep you here.
    Paid time off and freedom of using it is great.
    Many different job opportunities to move around and up.
    Most employees are fun, energetic, knowledgeable and willing to help.
    Very diversified work force.

    Cons

    Horrible management staff only concerned about meeting the numbers which are pencil whipped anyway.
    Employees promoted and given raises based on personal feelings not the ability of the employees.
    Safety is not the number one concern as they preach.
    The open door policy with your leader and manager can get you fired.
    No accountability above leaderships levels.
    #1 saying at APS by management..."Just be happy you have a job" told to rooms of employees who really want to make a difference.
    As a customer as well as a employee I can see the tremendous waste management not only allows but promotes which raises my cost as a consumer and is frustrating as an employee.

    Advice to Management

    Let your knowledgeable and willing staff to do their jobs. Realize we are a company that sells a product and the production, service and reliability of that product should be our #1 concern. Anonymous 360 reviews from randomly selected employees above and below their position to help weed out the bad apples. HR .....really?

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