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National Grid | Providence, RI
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Job ID 5501 Location Providence, Rhode Island Organization Development Programmes Department MARKETPLACE

About us

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

This opportunity will be located in our RI Innovation Hub. We are currently looking for candidates attending college in the Providence area for a 9 month internship starting Fall 2019. This position is part-time, maximum of 20 hours per week.

Job Purpose

The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.

As an Innovation Hub Intern you will participate in a broad range of meaningful work experiences that are related to your interest and field of study. Interns will be a group of trained and qualified students dedicated to supporting the National Grid customer experience by complementing Company resources and responding to customer questions and concerns on:

* Energy efficiency choices (rates/rebates/technology options)
* In home technology devices
* Customer troubleshooting
* Provide additional information on Home Energy Assessments
* Connect to employee expertise as necessary
* Implement local education and outreach tactics on the benefits of energy efficiency, ConnectedSolutions, solar and electric vehicles.

In addition, the Intern will create momentum to further identify local champions of the program and provide opportunities for increased engagement, to teach customers to use new technology effectively, and to encourage participants to give feedback and support each other in technology applications.


* Must maintain the following academic standing for the entire duration of the assignment:
* GPA 3.2 minimum for Graduate Students
* GPA 3.0 minimum for Undergraduate Students

* Achieved Sophomore level at minimum
* At least 18 years of age
* Authorized to work in the United States
* Provide a valid transcript before beginning assignment
* Working toward a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, Marketing, Environment, or Communications
* High level of Hub/office technology proficiency preferred
* Excellent English communication proficiency (Spanish/Chinese/Vietnamese a plus)
* Proficient in relevant software e.g. Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
* Outstanding judgment and professional demeanor

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.

About National Grid

Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation is engaged principally in the regulated energy delivery business. The Company provides electric service to approximately 1,500,000 electric customers in the areas of eastern, central, northern and western New York and sells, distributes, and transports natural gas to approximately 571,000 gas customers in areas of central, northern and eastern New York. Niagara Mohawk Holdings, Inc. (Holdings), the parent company of the Company, is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Grid USA (National Grid). National Grid is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Grid plc. As of March 31, 2007, the Company had approximately 53,000 pole miles of transmission and distribution lines for electricity delivery. The majority of the Company's gas sales are for residential and commercial space heating. The Company purchases its natural gas under firm supply agreements. (Source: 10-K)