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New York Power Authority Developmental Intern - HR & Labor Relations in Gilboa, New York


The New York Power Authority is reimagining the role of the public utility and helping our customers take full advantage of the new electricity offerings. If you’re passionate about the customer experience and want to be part of our journey toward becoming the first end-to-end digital utility in the country, we want to hear from you. Learn more about us, our clean energy technologies and the trend-setting work we’re doing for New York State here at .

The Summer Developmental Intern program is ideal for a college or graduate level student interested in …

• Exploring how hydropower, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and more exciting initiatives are changing the power industry

• Seeing firsthand what it’s like to work for New York State, including exposure to labor unions and collective bargaining agreements

• Learning about NYPA’s commitment to New York State citizens and the communities where our generation facilities are hosted

• Visiting the Blenheim-Gilboa power project to see up close how our power is made and how important pumped storage is to reliable electricity in New York

• Gaining a foundation on the energy regulations that govern our industry

Please apply to only one Developmental Intern position at NYPA. We may consider your experience for other Developmental Intern positions if your experience fits.


The HR & Labor Relations Intern will assist the day-to-day tasks of Human Resources and Labor Relations and provide critical support by:

  • Reviewing compliance of applicant records to comply with record keeping requirements.

  • Employee file review and maintenance of records to ensure documents are properly filed and maintained in accordance with company policy

  • Scanning all HR and Labor files (including personnel files) into the Content Server.

  • Assisting with the BG HR Initiative to automate and streamline HR processes.

  • Assisting with processing and tracking FMLA, PFL, and IBEW leave of absences.

  • Assisting with recruiting, pre-employment testing, background screenings, interviews, pre-employment paperwork, and on-boarding.

  • Providing general office support to the department as directed, assist with various employee file maintenance and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

  • Ability to follow a specific set of instructions and willingness to learn

  • Approachable attitude and able to work with a diverse group of individuals in a professional manner

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task with competing priorities

  • Collaborative and team orientated

  • Customer-focused especially when dealing with vendors and internal clients

Education, Experience and Certifications

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a focus in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Business Management or a related field.

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer