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Developmental Intern - Cyber Security

Company: New York Power Authority
Location: White Plains
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:


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 its like to work for New York State

+ Learning about NYPAs 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:**

+ Engineering

+ Information Technology

+ Data Science

+ Environmental Science


+ Support projects related to cyber security governance, awareness, training, incident response exercises, threat and vulnerability management, and Center of Excellence innovation.Participate in department-specific projects, analysis, research methods and learn project management skills

+ Develop business solutions that support the delivery of NYPAs 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

+ Customer-focused

**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

**Physical Requirements**

To be filled in from the Justification Form

**Military Occupational Speciality Codes**

**MOS - Army:** [[custMOSArmy]]

**MOS - Marines:** [[custMOSMarines]]

**MOS - Navy** : [[custMOSNavy]]

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: New York Power Authority, White Plains , Developmental Intern - Cyber Security, Other , White Plains, New York

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