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National Society of Black Engineers

NSBE Annual Convention Recruitment

NSBE47 Virtual Convention & Career Fair

Join the team that’s building the future of energy, serving the energy needs of families, businesses and communities, and empowering employees to reach their full potential.

Southern Company is ready to meet you at NSBE47!   Throughout the convention, you will have opportunities to connect with our team through virtual conversations and events and talk to us during the career fair. We will conduct virtual interviews and hire for full-time, co-op and internship opportunities to help us build the future of energy.

Want to learn more about Southern Company and how to join our team?  Explore this page and apply in advance via the NSBE Career Center by April 1. Check back often for updates.

Amber Bryant, Alabama Power

Amber Bryant, Alabama Power

African American women are extremely underrepresented in engineering but NSBE gave me a sense of belonging. I went in as a naïve college student with my resume in hand to see what opportunities were available. I left the conference with networking and interviewing skills and gained knowledge about different companies and opportunities to work in an engineering role. I went back to the conference in 2018 and was offered five interviews and three full-time positions.”

Gregory Roper, Georgia Power

Gregory Roper, Georgia Power

“Oftentimes you may convince yourself that, ‘If school is this much of a burden, certainly I don’t want to be an engineer.’ Don’t listen to that voice. There is a dire need for what you will bring to the table. Your authenticity, your culture, your background, and your unique experiences are exactly what the industry needs. Your contribution to the field not only promotes a diverse industry of people but also a diverse way of thinking. Beyond that you are intelligent, you are innovative, and you are capable. The industry is waiting for you so don’t give up!”

Who is Southern Company?

With 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries, Southern Company is America’s premier energy company. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in three states, natural gas distribution utilities in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across the nation and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications subsidiaries.

How to Apply

Review our job descriptions and click NSBE Career Center to apply.

Southern Company at NSBE

Planning to attend?  Join us at the convention and participate in our virtual activities and events to learn more about us. 

Contact Tondra Fields at tfields@southernco.com to get plugged in virtually.

Event Details - Come see us!
Events Details
The Road to NSBE: Virtual Fair Prep and Tips to Land the Position Tuesday, March 30 5:00 pm – 7 pm EST via Zoom Meeting Registration - Zoom
HBCU Night with Southern Company Tuesday, April 6 5:30 pm – 7 pm EST via Zoom Meeting Registration - Zoom
Energy SIG Executive Roundtable Brought to you by Linde Inc. & Southern Company Engineers Wednesday, April 7 3:45 pm - 5 pm EST via VirBELA
Energy Panel: Inside our Company and Culture Wednesday, April 7 5:30 pm – 7 pm EST via Zoom Meeting Registration - Zoom
Virtual Career Fair Thursday, April 8 and Friday, April 9 12 pm - 5 pm EST
Virtual Power Room (Invite Only) Thursday, April 8 and Friday, April 9 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm EST via Zoom
Virtual Interviews (Invite Only) Thursday, April 8 and Friday, April 9 9 am - 5 pm EST via Teams
Energy SIG Workshop Brought to you by Southern Company Friday, April 9 11 am – 12 pm EST via VirBELA