Careers at NYSERDA

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has ongoing recruitment opportunities. Join our email list, or check this page periodically to hear about new or updated position postings. All qualified individuals will be evaluated for each relevant position for which they apply.

We seek creative, self-motivated and knowledgeable professionals to facilitate change through the widespread development and use of innovative technologies to improve the State’s energy, economic, and environmental wellbeing. NYSERDA encompasses a robust set of energy efficiency and renewable energy deployment and market and business development programs, and to serve as New York’s primary source of objective energy policy information. Our programs and services provide a vehicle for the State to work collaboratively with businesses, academia, industry, the federal government, the environmental community, public interest groups, and energy market participants.

To learn more about NYSERDA, please visit our social media channels.

NYSERDA does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, sex, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

See Executive Order 161 - Ensuring Pay Equity by State Employers [PDF].

NYSERDA’s policy is that it does not sponsor employment visas and does not participate in E-Verify. NYSERDA reserves the right to make exceptions to this policy for business necessity or other legitimate reasons.

When applying to an opportunity, please submit one file that includes both your cover letter and resume to for full-time opportunities or for internships. Please include the Position Title & Job Code in the Subject Line.

Candidates will be considered based on qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is offered.

Distributed Energy Resource

Innovation & Strategy

Performance Management


Fall/Spring Semester Paid Internships

Current, full-time students are eligible to apply.  These internships require the intern to work onsite during the school year. Please submit your resume and cover letter to

For clean energy internship opportunities outside of NYSERDA, see the New York State Clean Energy Internship Program.

Summer 2019 Paid Internships

Candidates must be current, full-time college students when the internship begins. Interns will work onsite up to 37.5 hours per week. Please submit your resume and cover letter to

To All Recruitment Agencies

NYSERDA does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, employees or any other company location. NYSERDA is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Job Opportunities Throughout New York State

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