Power Industry Jobs

The most used job board by electric power industry professionals.

INTERNSHIP – Data Analysis – Demand Forecasting & Analysis


Location: Rensselaer, NY US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: Internship/Co-op
Date Posted: December 4, 2022
Reference Code: 1070
Job Summary and Essential Functions

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) applies cutting-edge technology to operating a reliable electricity system, managing competitive markets for wholesale electricity, and planning for the Empire State's energy future. The NYISO invites applications for a full-time summer intern on the Demand Forecasting & Analysis team.

The selected intern will be tasked with supporting the team's data analysis and reporting obligations through the development of standardized analysis and reporting tools. These tools and templates will be incorporated in data analytics utilized in tracking short-term forecast accuracy and load trends and integrated into the team's software development initiatives. The project deliverable will also include a presentation and memorandum of data analysis/process tools developed and key results from exploratory data analysis activities. The intern will also assist Demand Forecasting and Analysis team members with the development of data set documentation. The intern will be tasked with developing scripts to process NYCA load and weather data, automating trend and error analysis, and generating associated data visualizations.


  • Current enrollment in program for Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science/Analytics, Applied Science or a related discipline.
  • Experience working with data visualization and dashboarding tools such as Tableau or PowerBI
  • Experience with programming tools such as Python, SAS or Matlab
  • Ability to organize, analyze and correlate information, aggregate, transform, and integrate multiple data sets to test hypothesis and identify patterns and transform complex data and results into creative graphs, charts and tables for compelling and concise presentations
  • Ability to document methods and data insights for technical bulletins/papers, proposals and presentations
  • Ability to manipulate large datasets and using databases
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with a technical and non-technical audience.
  • Passion for transforming data into actionable information for decision making is a must!

The NYISO takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. Our summer internship programs give young professionals the opportunity to gain a fundamental understanding of New York electricity markets, bulk electricity systems and how we plan for New York State's energy future.

All offers of employment will be made contingent upon the successful completion of a drug screening and background check.

The NYISO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
About this Employer

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is responsible for the reliable operation of New York’s nearly 11,000 miles of high-voltage transmission and the dispatch of more than 500 electric power generators. In addition, we administer bulk power markets that trade an average of $7.8 billion in electricity and related products annually.

As a not-for-profit independent system operator, we are governed by a 9-member Board of Directors. Participants and Stakeholders in New York’s electricity markets play a significant role in our unique shared governance system.

We employ more than 550 people and occupy two locations in New York's Capital Region. Given the technical complexity of our mission, over a quarter of the company’s staff are devoted to the development and support of information technology. We have a diverse and engaged workforce, and have been recognized as a top employer in the region.