Developmental Intern - Instrumentation & Control Engineer

Location: Massena, NY, US

This select 12-week paid internship program begins June 2019 and ends August 2019.


The Instrumentation & Control Engineer intern will:

  • Work Multiple facility improvement projects & corrective maintenance activities aimed at developing an understanding of engineering projects from problem identification and design through successful completion.  
  • Assist the department personnel with project design review, construction and closeout.  Turnover activities will include the filing of key project documentation and development of future equipment maintenance activities within the Maximo system.
  • Participate in the Superintendent's weekly departmental team meeting. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities the intern will walk away with after this internship


  • Industrial and electrical safety
  • Electrical Power and Protection & Control systems and equipment
  • NYPA policies and procedures
  • Asset Management philosophy and software


  • Project Management
  • Time management
  • Material Requisitions and Project kitting

Education, Experience and Certifications

Technical Competencies:

  • Electrical Theory/Engineering
  • Microsoft computer applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Excellent communication and listening abilities
  • A strong desire to learn
  • Willingness to operate as a member of a diverse and skilled team

Education Background:

  • Electrical Engineering student working toward their Bachelor's degree in at least their sophomore year.


The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer                       

Nearest Major Market: Massena