Developmental Intern (Electrical Engineering)

Location: 

Lewiston, US

Summary

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 10-week Summer Developmental Internship program runs from June 4 - August 9. 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. Applications will close on April 8.

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, community engagement and the responsible supply of affordable, clean, and reliable electricity, we are looking for you!

 

Responsibilities

  • Participate in department-specific projects, analysis, research methods and learn project management skills
  • Support team in developing business solutions that contribute to NYPA’s VISION2030 strategic goals
  • Research industry trends and emerging technologies to contribute to the continuous improvement of our programs
  • Other projects as assigned; will vary based on focus area
     

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
  • Ability to work both independently and collaborate as part of a team
  • Provide positive customer service for internal and external stakeholders

 

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college or university 
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States for the duration of the internship from June 4 - August 9

Physical Requirements

The 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
Sophomore $16.00
Junior $20.00
Senior (or May 2023 graduate) $20.00
Current graduate/law student $23.00

 

 

 

 

 

The New York Power Authority and Canal Corporation believes that diversity, equity, 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 New York and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race/color, creed/religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, disability, military status, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy and related conditions, familial/marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest/criminal conviction record or any other category protected by law. 
 
NYPA/Canals will also provide reasonable accommodations during the hiring process related to candidates’ disabilities, pregnancy-related conditions, religious observances/practices and/or domestic violence concerns.  To request an accommodation, please email accessibility@nypa.gov. 

New York is Powered by You

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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