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Austin, Texas
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Full Time
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2 - 5 years
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Bachelor's Degree
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Summer Intern 2020 - Power Grid Analysis

Summer Intern 2020 - Power Grid Analysis

Are you an ERCOT Employee? If so please log in to Workday to apply.

The mission of the ERCOT Summer Internship Program is to partner with students pursuing academic excellence to create opportunities that stretch learning experiences into a work environment with intellectually challenging projects and assignments. These opportunities will promote utility industry awareness, growth, and identification of top talent for future employment. The summer internship will be 40 hours a week during the summer. 

The Operations Planning Intern will have the following responsibilities and duties:

  • Understand the policies & procedures utilized by ERCOT Operations minimize reliability risks in real time
  • Work with Operations Planning Engineers to develop an advanced simulation tool that can identify risks of future congestion
  • Perform analysis to correlate Transmission Element forced outage information with weather
  • Perform advanced statistical analysis to
  • Prepare and present final report of studies and analysis performed 

Desired Educational Level (Degrees earned or being sought by the Candidate)

  • Pursuing a Bachelors or Masters in Electrical Engineering with a focus in Power Systems

Preferred work schedule of the intern:

  • 40 hours a week / Monday – Friday 8AM - 5PM
  • Must be available to work onsite in Taylor, TX – Interns will not be eligible for remote work.
  • May 26, 2020 – August 14, 2020

Our summer internship program is a paid learning experience targeting primarily for students who have a GPA of 3.0 or better and who have at least completed their sophomore year.

Graduate students are also highly encouraged to apply.

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