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Summer 2020 Intern Program: Information Technology/Computer Science (Syracuse, NY)

Syracuse, New York

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Overview

Our IT ambition is to be recognized for ‘Transforming National Grid into the leader of the digital energy future’.

Market innovation will drive the digital utility.

We plan to enhance our IT offerings, mature the way we interact with our business partners, and transform the culture of our teams.

Culturally, we will be placing a stronger emphasis on designing systems around the end user. We are establishing an operating model based on accountability and empowering our workforce to share ideas and drive continuous improvement. There will be clear career options within the company, both management and technical. We are focusing on enhancing and investing in both leadership capability and developing necessary technical expertise.

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Success Profile

What makes you a successful Information Technology team player at National Grid? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Strategic
  • Inventive
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Results Driven
  • Leadership

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

  • 401(k)

  • Continuing
    Education

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee
    Assistance (EAP)

  • Health & Wellness

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Responsibilities

About us

Spend the Summer as a Gridtern!

Information Technology Opportunities

Ready to Kickstart your Career? Apply now!

National Grid is working towards transforming the energy industry and we want you to be a part of this change! As a Gridtern you will get hands on experience to help shape the future of energy. With this paidinternship opportunity your summer will be full of endless networking opportunities, field learning experiences and professional development.

Starting on either May 26th or June 8th, Gridterns experience activities such as attending first day orientation, working on marketable projects deliverables within your department, volunteer opportunities, site visits, a range of Lunch and Learn sessions and much more!

For detailed information about our Gridtern program and the selection process/timeline please visit our students career page.

Opportunities May Include

Responsibilities vary on your area of interest and department placement. We hire from a range of majors for our Gridtern program. See below for some examples:

Computer Science ▪ Information Technology ▪ Information Systems

  • Data analytics and dashboard design for a mobile deployment project
  • Conduct research in artificial intelligence and block chain
  • Collaborate in a project’s validation, forecasting, and improvement process
  • TechBar assistant (Natinal Grid’s version of a Genius bar)

Past Departments included: Content Management Systems, Information Systems, Distribution Design

National Grid’s Talent Acquisition Team shares qualified candidates’ applications with departments participating in the Gridtern program based on the interests you have noted in your resume and cover letter. Please note: if advanced to the next step in the selection process, you will be asked to submit your candidate profile to a specific department(s). At that time, you will receive more information on the department, role, location, and detailed responsibilities of the position(s).

Qualifications
  • Currently have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (unless current first year student)
  • Have accumulated 18 or more credits and be 18 years of age
  • Authorized to work in the United States for the entire duration of the internship
  • Registered in school as a full-time student and continuing education full-time for Fall 2020 Semester
  • Some intern positions will require a valid US Driver’s license with a safe driving history. This qualification will be included in department specific intern position(s) during the next step of the selection process
More Information

If you’re interested in working in other National Grid locations, check out our postings for internships in: New England, Downstate New York or Upstate New York. You must apply to location specific postings in order to be considered for that area. National Grid does not offer relocation, housing assistance, or public transportation reimbursement for Gridterns; however, we can provide a list of resources for hired Gridterns to utilize in making their own arrangements.

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Awards

  • 2016 World's Most Ethical Companies www.ethisphere.com
  • 2017 World's Most Ethical Companies www.ethisphere.com
  • 2018 World's Most Ethical Companies www.ethisphere.com
  • Human Rights Campaign 2018 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality 100% Corporate Equality Index
  • Best in class 2017 4017(k) plan sponsor
  • Reader's Choice 2018 a top 50 employer Careers & the disABLED

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