New York Power Authority Developmental Intern (Interconnection and Standards) in White Plains, New York
Developmental Intern (Interconnection and Standards)
White Plains, US
At the New York Power Authority, you will be empowered to think big, do good and transform the energy industry. We are a collaborative team of over 2,400 energy technologists, IT specialists, business experts, hydro engineers, and diverse professionals leading the energy revolution. With state-of-the-art technology, advanced research and development, a modernized infrastructure and a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG), we provide New Yorkers with low-cost, clean, reliable power — and we are well on the way to becoming the first end-to-end digital utility in the country.
Our paid Summer Developmental Internship, running from June 5 - August 4, is a 9-week program that may be a hybrid of virtual and in-person experiences. As an Intern, you will receive professional development, on-the job experience in the energy industry, exposure to executives, and networking opportunities to help build a solid foundation for your future career.
If you are passionate about our mission – to lead the transition to a carbon-free, economically vibrant New York through customer partnerships, innovative energy solutions, and the responsible supply of affordable, clean and reliable electricity, we are looking for you!
NYPA will acquire over $300M worth of substation assets and need a defined scope for those assets. This role will focus on the conceptual design and requirement of new substation. This role will help to achieve the goals on providing timely deliverables to NYISO on design and engineering of new substations. Interconnection group the critical stakeholder in the NYS 70/30 goals.
The Summer Developmental Intern program is ideal for a college or graduate level student interested in:
Exploring how hydropower, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and various exciting initiatives at NYPA are changing the power industry
Seeing firsthand what it’s like to work for New York State
Learning about NYPA’s commitment to New York State citizens and the communities where our generation facilities are located
Learning about our various energy sites to see how our power is made and how important it is to provide reliable electricity in New York
Gaining a foundation on the energy regulations that govern our industry
Internships will be ideal for students pursuing degrees in the following disciplines:
Participate in department-specific projects, analysis, research methods and learn project management skills
Develop business solutions that support the delivery of NYPA’s VISION2030
Participate in a cross-functional team project
Research and provide insight on industry best practices
Other duties as assigned; will vary based on area of interest
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task with competing priorities
Collaborative and team player
Education, Experience and Certifications
Must be matriculated in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited institution at the time of application
Must be legally eligible to work in the United States for the duration of the internship
Be available on the designated start date on June 5th
New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The hourly rate for this position is based on the level of education at the time the intern program begins:
LEVEL HOURLY RATE
Senior (or May 2023 graduate)$21
Current graduate/law student$23
The New York Power Authority and Canals Corporation believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across NY and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.
We are happy to provide reasonable religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org .
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We are a team of over 1,900 energy technologists, IT specialists, business experts, hydro engineers, and other professionals leading the energy revolution. With state-of-the-art technology, advanced R&D, and a modernized infrastructure, we provide New Yorkers with low-cost, clean, reliable power — and we are well on the way to becoming the first fully digital utility in the country. At NYPA, you will be empowered to think big, do good, and transform the energy industry.
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