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Developmental Intern -Electrical Engineer

Location: 

White Plains, NY, 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 Summer Developmental Internship, running from June 1 - August 6, is a 10-week program that may be virtual or 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!

 

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: 

  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Data Science
  • Environmental Science

 

Responsibilities

  • The Electrical Engineering Intern will work with the System Interconnections and Standards Department
  •  The Intern will focus on refining and formatting procedures base on NYPA standards
  • The Electrical Engineering Intern will update drawings based on guidance from the Standards manager
  • 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
  • Customer-focused

 

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 1st

Physical Requirements

To be filled in from the Justification Form

 

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer                       

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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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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