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PPL Corporation Intern, Project Finance - Safari Energy (A PPL Co.) in New York, New York


Internal Title:

Intern, Project Finance - Safari Energy (A PPL Co.)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the financial analysis and customer presentation process

  • Support the Operations team on all structural and technical aspects of solar projects

  • Support the Finance professionals to develop and structure customer-specific financing solutions

  • Assist in the research of federal and state photovoltaic incentive programs for incorporation into analyses and identification of new business opportunities

  • Support in developing, building, and maintaining financial models for internal analysis and client presentations

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Position Summary:

Reporting to the Project Finance Director, the Project Finance Intern will drive the financial modeling and presentation development for large solar portfolio clients, assisting the business development team. Additionally, he or she may provide support on project finance transactions with banks and equity and tax equity investors. This is a hands-on position which will require a high attention to detail and rigorous financial modeling. The Internship will require the ability to work independently and as a team member, in a fast-pace, early stage company environment.

The role will begin as a 8-10 week internship program (June 7 – August 13), approximately 25 hours/wk with the opportunity to transition to full-time employment upon successful completion. Minimum of 8 weeks required.

Recruiting Location:

NY-New York

Basic Qualifications:

Must be passionate about the renewable energy business, hardworking and thrive in the fast pace of a rapidly growing, early stage company. In addition, the Project Finance Intern must possess:

  • Perusing a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, or related field

  • Must be a rising collegiate senior by summer 2021

  • Strong academic track record (GPA of 3.5 or above)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Strong organizational and people skills

  • Understanding of corporate finance, valuation, and financial accounting

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

NOTE: Due to the large volume of applicants, only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

Regular or Temporary:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Collaborative and engaging team member who partners well with others

  • Strong team orientation and demonstrated client management skills

  • Highly energetic and results-driven, with a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence

  • Executive presence, outgoing with strong communication and presentation skills

  • Builds trust by demonstrating high ethical standards and personal integrity

  • Quick learner

  • Analytical problem solver who views obstacles as challenges

  • Creative thinker who generates new and different ideas

  • Self-motivated, self-starter who can work independently when necessary

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Corporate Summary:

Founded in 2008, Safari Energy is a leading partner for large commercial property owners and tenants to optimize returns and reduce costs through solar power deployment. Safari Energy has delivered more than 200 solar energy projects from New York to Hawaii unlocking economic value for its clients. Safari Energy is the #1 provider of solar services to real estate investment trusts in the U.S. In 2018, Safari Energy joined the PPL Corporation, a Fortune 500 international utility company (NYSE: PPL). As part of one of the world’s largest energy companies, Safari Energy is leading the growth of distributed energy resources, including energy storage and supporting PPL’s role in shaping the future energy grid.