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INTERNSHIP – Internal Audit


Location: Rensselaer, NY US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: Internship/Co-op
Date Posted: December 4, 2022
Reference Code: 1072
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 Internal Audit team.

This intern will get hands-on experience in the auditing field and gain and understanding of the entire audit process, from identifying risks and controls, to creating and performing audit test procedures, to identifying observations and communicating results. The intern will be closely engaged with the SOC 1 Audit, perform test procedures, and become familiar with the NYISO's SOC 1 controls. This will help the individual develop a high-level understanding of the NYISO's market systems and be able to coordinate with a number of different business units. They will also assist with performing test procedures for continuing auditing routines, draft audit reports, and participate in communications to management.


  • Current enrollment in a program related to Auditing, Accounting, or Finance. Students entering their senior year 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.