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Developmental Intern - SAP Analyst


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.

  • The intern will join the SAP Portfolio team to support several ongoing critical projects and support work. Currently there is high workload for SAP team with very limited staff.  The intern will be an active team member, assisting in regular BAU work and ongoing project work.
  • NYPA have a huge dependency on SAP Systems for everyday business and reporting. Along with upcoming critical projects, there are various ongoing projects that require support and development assistance.
  • NYPA is also heading towards S/4 HANA implementation which require significant involvement from entire team and additional staff to help with regular BAU and ongoing and future projects.
  • SAP BW system is undergoing through migration of Windows 2008 to 2016 that needs rigorous testing from SAP team.
  • As SAP directions Solution Manager use will be intensified for CHARM objects requiring SAP team’s involvement in implementation and execution. This effort would require more additional staff and Intern will be the perfect augment to support the team.
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

Education, Experience and Certifications

Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program


Technical Comptencies (including computer applications):  

  • Knowledge of SAP best practices and various functional areas
  • Ability to design and code using technologies like ABAP, reporting, BW and Workflows
  • Competence with Microsoft Office Suite – particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Knowledge of Visio also helpful. 

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  •  Effective communication skills, both written and oral. 
  • Good listening and analytical skills.
  •  Ability to draw information from others in a non-invasive manner.
Physical Requirements

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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