New York Power Authority Developmental Intern - System Studies & Standards in White Plains, New York

Developmental Intern - System Studies & Standards

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Job Description

Intern will learn power system modeling of NYPA facilities, including transformers, transmission lines, and generators, and may have an opportunity to participate in Advanced Grid Innovation Lab for Energy (AGILe) related projects. This task aligns with the organization's goal of creating digital twins or digital replicas of our power plants, transmission system and substations.

Intern will learn the NYISO interconnection process and participate in reviewing and/or performing system impact studies (steady state, transfer limit, dynamics and short circuit analyses) for developers' interconnection projects, especially renewable projects. This task aligns with the organization's goal of supporting our customers in their energy decisions by providing transparency and data driven analytics to ensure optimized energy investments. This task also supports the state's Clean Energy Standard (CES).

Skills, knowledge, and abilities the intern will walk away with at the end of the internship:


Will gain hands-on experience in using power system analytic software, such as PSS/E, TARA, ASPEN, and EMTP.


Will gain knowledge on NYPA transmission and generation systems and NYISO system. Will gain knowledge on NYPA design criteria and NYISO Interconnection Process.


Will improve the ability to prepare and convey planning and system study reporting in a concise and professional manner. Will gain appreciation for the interaction required across functions to perform the projects.

Required Skills

Technical Competencies:

  • Have solid knowledge in Electrical Power Systems and Control Systems.

  • Have in-depth understanding of power system analysis and control.

  • Be skilled in using EMTP/PSCAD. Knowledge of RTDS or OPAL-RT systems is a plus.

Behavioral Competencies:

Must have team mentality and be able to work effectively with different people and teams.

Required Experience

Must be enrolled in a graduate program (MS or PHD). Electrical Engineering major with a focus on Power Systems Modeling and Analysis is strongly preferred.

Job Location

White Plains, New York, United States

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