New York is powered by you! New York Power Authority is a team of over 1900 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 clean, low cost, 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. Apply today and see why Forbes calls us one of America’s Best Midsize Employers!
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:
The intern will learn how to use and implement GIS technology
The intern will update and rectify landholding mapping as
The intern will support transmission development projects for NYPA VISION 2030
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
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
To be filled in from the Justification Form