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Intern - Operations Support

ISO New England Inc., One Sullivan Road, Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States of America Req #388
Monday, September 2, 2019
ISO New England oversees the 24/7 operation of the power grid that covers the six-states of  New England and administers the region’s $10+ billion “stock exchange” for the buying and selling of wholesale electricity. The power system is constantly evolving as new technologies emerge and energy policies evolve. There is a lot going on at our organization behind the scenes to make sure the grid continuously yields reliable electricity at competitive prices while addressing the unique challenges that come along with our industry.
Intern - Operations Support

The department performs engineering studies and analysis to determine operating limits for use by the ISO New England control room operators. The intern will continue data gathering and analysis efforts begun by past interns, maintain a key restoration one-line for the system restoration group, and become involved in ongoing analysis of system performance on key stability limited interfaces.

How You Will Make an Impact:
  • Assist in maintaining the load power factor tool created by past interns
  • Maintain a restoration one-line
  • Learn the skills to help maintain an on-line stability database and use it to test/validate stability limits use
  • Adapt to other assigned duties 

What We Look For:
  • Math and computing skills
  • Solid understanding of Excel / spreadsheets
Minimum Education Level: Rising Junior
Preferred Majors: Electrical Engineering
To be eligible for the internship candidate must have completed at least the first year of college and be currently enrolled in a four year or graduate-level academic program. Candidates must have the authority to work in the US on a permanent basis, without requiring sponsorship.

Equal Opportunity
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard.
Drug Free Environment 
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Social Networking Notice ISO New England reserves the right to review the candidate's postings on any social networking site accessible in the public domain as part of the candidate assessment process.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, June 1, 2020
  • Job End Date Friday, August 14, 2020
  • ISO New England Inc., One Sullivan Road, Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States of America