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INTERNSHIP – Electrical Engineering – System Modeling


Location: Rensselaer, NY US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: Internship/Co-op
Date Posted: December 4, 2022
Reference Code: 1082
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 System Modeling.

This intern will work on the enhancements of existing Python scripts for various data checks required in the Steady State and Short circuit modeling data. Based on the NYISO Reliability Analysis Data manual, this individual will also develop a dynamics data screening and create a Dynamic Models Database with a list of user written and standard models library. Additionally, this individual will support the PSSE version 35 base case update and verification in Model-on-Demand, as well as the post processing of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) for base case development.


  • Current enrollment in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related program.
  • Experience with Python coding or Microsoft Excel Macros desired.
  • Experience with Power System Dynamics is preferred

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.