Intern - Build Smart NY

Location: Albany, NY, US

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


The intern would provide support to the Build Smart New York Program Manager. This would include detailed review of energy master plans and audits already completed with a focus on advancing the top priority recommendations to design/construction projects. 
The intern would provide support to the Five Cities Program Manager. This would include contract management support with creating program progress reports.
The intern would also assist in proposal development, tracking and reporting on NYPA's Smart Street Lighting NY Program.  

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


  • The intern will learn about the project implementation process of state and local government.  


  • The intern will be able to create data based recommendations on the prioritization of energy efficiency projects. 


  • Proposal development and data analytics/reporting through systems like Microsoft CRM, EPA Portfolio Manager, and New York Energy Manager. 

Education, Experience and Certifications

Technical Competencies:

  • Strong database management skills and ability to interpret data for complex EUI savings reporting purposes.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft CRM or a similar CRM system would be preferred. 

Behavorial Competencies:

  • Strong ability to interact and communicate with NYPA staff
  • State Agency Energy Managers and Five Cities staff.
  • Ability to understand the most important priority and support solutions through effective communication and listening skills.
  • Operate in a team based environment with other Regional leaders in our group across NYS (i.e. Buffalo and Albany) as well as our project managers. 

Education Background:

  • Junior/Senior-level college or Graduate student; degree tracks in Finance/Economics,  Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Policy/Studies preferred. 


The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer                       

Nearest Major Market: Albany