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Developmental Intern - Transmission Planning and Analysis


White Plains, NY, US


The New York Power Authority is reimagining the role of the public utility and helping our customers take full advantage of the new electricity offerings. If you’re passionate about the customer experience and want to be part of our journey toward becoming the first end-to-end digital utility in the country, we want to hear from you. Learn more about us, our clean energy technologies and the trend-setting work we’re doing for New York State here.


The Summer Developmental Intern program is ideal for a college or graduate level student interested in …


  • Exploring how hydropower, energy efficiency, electric vehicles and more exciting initiatives are changing the power industry
  • Seeing firsthand what it’s like to work for New York State, including exposure to labor unions and collective bargaining agreements
  • Learning about NYPA’s commitment to New York State citizens and the communities where our generation facilities are hosted
  • Visiting the Blenheim-Gilboa power project to see up close how our power is made and how important pumped storage is to reliable electricity in New York
  • Gaining a foundation on the energy regulations that govern our industry


Please apply to only one Developmental Intern position at NYPA. We may consider your experience for other Developmental Intern positions if your experience fits.


Intern will learn power system modeling of NYPA facilities, including transformers, transmission lines, and generators, and may have an opportunity to participate in Advanced Grid Innovation Lab for Energy (AGILe) related projects. This task aligns with the organization's goal of creating digital twins or digital replicas of our power plants, transmission system and substations.

Intern will learn the NYISO interconnection process and participate in reviewing and/or performing system impact studies (steady state, transfer limit, dynamics and short circuit analyses) for developers' interconnection projects, especially renewable projects. This task aligns with the organization's goal of supporting our customers in their energy decisions by providing transparency and data driven analytics to ensure optimized energy investments. This task also supports the state's Clean Energy Standard (CES).

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 orientated
  • Customer-focused especially when dealing with vendors and internal clients
  • Have solid knowledge in Electrical Power Systems and Control Systems.
  • Have in-depth understanding of power system analysis and control.


Education, Experience and Certifications

Must be enrolled in a graduate (MS or PHD). Electrical Engineering major with a focus on Power Systems Modeling and Analysis is strongly preferred.

Physical Requirements


The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer                       

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