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Summer 2020 Intern Program: Business Opportunities (Massachusetts) Apply Now

Job ID 8249 Location Waltham, Massachusetts Organization Business Process and Performance
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Spend your Summer as a Gridtern!

Business 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 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:

Supply Chain Management ▪ Business Management

Tackle category management, supplier relationship management and commercial negotiations

Past Departments included: Electric Project Development, Resourcing Planning, Retail Strategy

Marketing ▪ Graphic Design ▪ Public Relations

Spearhead event activities with the focus of energy efficiency, safety, and National Grid brand awareness

Represent the company at off-site events to educate customers

Past Departments included: Community and Customer Management, Stakeholder Engagement, Customer Growth

Human Resources ▪ Labor Relations

Plan employee events, spearhead meetings, and focus on strategic workforce planning

Collaborate with Talent Acquisition to learn full cycle recruiting and program management

Past Departments included: Campus Recruiting, Employee Engagement, Human Resource Business Partnering

Finance ▪ Accounting ▪ Data Analytics ▪ Economics

Tasked with allocation reviews and maintaining the selection of expense charges in order to gage business efficiency

Review and analyze data within the business to help look for inconsistencies in allocation entries  

Responsible for the internal and external financial reporting process for the FERC entities

Past Departments included: Corporate Finance, Finance Business Partner, Financial Close Process, Customer Energy Integration

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).

  • 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.

For MA Postings: Our Massachusetts based internships may be in the following locations: Waltham, Brockton, South Yarmouth, Tewksbury, North Andover, or Braintree. Location information will be included in department specific intern position(s) during the next step of the selection process.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

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