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Developmental Intern-Mechanical Maintenance


Astoria, NY, US

Our Developmental Intern Program provides high performing students with the opportunity to gain a broad view of the New York Power Authority’s role as the nation’s largest state-owned public power organization. This program with critical job experience is designed to give you a solid foundation for your career.

As an intern you will be assigned a mentor to guide you with challenging assignments and to help you learn the skills needed in today’s workforce. While gaining valuable work experience you will make real contributions to our organization. Interns will be given challenging work assignments where they will apply computer and engineering principles to the planning analysis and design engineering tasks associated with hydroelectric fossil fuel and transmissions facilities. In addition interns will be placed with key senior engineers to analyze create and review designs and write reports and documents for engineering tasks for NYPA’s transmission and generation facilities.

This intern will support the Engineering and Operations Departments on various projects including:

Researching and Ordering parts and components

Reviewing and Verifying Drawings

Engineering Design of smaller projects

Support developing economic justifications for O&M and Capital projects

Data collection evaluation and presentation and report writing

Evaluating safety and environmental issues.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • High School/Equivalent
  • Minimum 3rd or 4th year Engineering student. Grade Point Average must be at least 3.0 and student transcript required with resume.
  • Less than 1 Year of Experience


Hiring Manager: James Anderson 
Department: Human Resources 
Grade Level: 


The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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