National Grid Summer Intern Program, Electrical Engineering, Albany in Albany, New York

Internship Opportunities – Electrical Engineering

Kickstart your Career with us!

Looking for a meaningful internship? Be a GRIDtern!

National Grid is excited to offer paid internships that will offer you a wide range of technical, managerial and operational opportunities for summer 2019. These opportunities will help you gain valuable insight into National Grid as well as the Energy/Utility industry as a whole, all the while helping you build your professional network.

Starting May/June 2019 through August 2019, spend a summer as a GRIDtern and help advance your skills through a first day Orientation Session, hands on projects within your department, volunteer opportunities, field/work site visits, networking sessions (Lunch & Learns, etc.) and much more.

Detailed responsibilities will vary depending on your course of study and assigned department. Internship departments may include but are not limited to:

Project Engineering

o Ensure capital projects meet time and cost specifications in accordance with the Investment Scheme Procedure.

Substation Engineering

o Responsible for the design, development of substations ranging from 5kV to 345kV across our service territory.

Protection Engineering

o Develop a functional relay single line diagrams, AC/DC, electrical schematic and specification of protective equipment for substation engineering projects.

Planning Engineering

o Develop 5 to 15 year plans for transmission and distribution projects focused on increasing system capacity and reliability.

To ensure you will gain the most out of this experience, as a GRIDtern, we take the time placing you in a department that will provide you with the best hands on experience.

Don’t just take our word for it, hear from a Former GRIDtern!

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/“National Grid’s internship program has been the best experience for me! I met a lot of really great people at the Garden City location. Everyone was so willing to teach me.”/

/2018 Former GRIDtern/

If you possess the outlined job qualifications and are looking for an internship that focuses on team work, building your knowledge base, having the ability to network and developing your career, apply to a GRIDtern position now!

If you’re interested in working in other National Grid locations, check out our postings for Internships in: New England (Massachusetts & Rhode Island), Downstate New York (Long Island & Brooklyn) or Upstate New York (Syracuse, Albany & Buffalo).


  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA for Undergraduate Students

  • 3.2 Cumulative GPA for Graduate Students

  • Applicant must have accumulated 18 or more credits and be 18 years of age

  • Authorized to work in the United States for the entire duration of the internship

  • Registered in school as a full time student



/National Grid is an equal opportunity employer thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team./

Job: *Jurisdiction-NY

Organization: *Core Business

Title: Summer Intern Program, Electrical Engineering, Albany

Location: NY-Albany

Requisition ID: 20182829