Energy and Environmental Analysis Internship - Albany Office

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, known as NYSERDA, promotes energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources. These efforts are key to developing a less polluting and more reliable and affordable energy system for all New Yorkers. Collectively, NYSERDA’s efforts aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, accelerate economic growth, and reduce customer energy bills.

This is a paid internship for current, matriculated students.  Students are allowed to work up to 18.5 hours per week during the semester, and up to 37.5 hours per week in between semesters, when not attending class.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist with development of analytical studies, reports and activities
  • Research and analyze energy-related policy and legislation
  • Conduct fuel and infrastructure-related market and policy research.
  • Collect and organize information, including energy statistics, to prepare memos and reports.
  • Collect and analyze data for the New York State Greenhouse Gas Inventory report, State Heating Oil Price Program, and de-carbonization pathways analysis
  • Assist with development of energy use and pricing forecasts, and energy-related geospatial analysis
  • Support macroeconomic and cost-effectiveness analysis of NYSERDA’s portfolio
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate-level candidate, studying engineering, economics, science, business, public administration, or a related field of analytical study.
  • Policy analysis, research, technical writing, and spreadsheet knowledge
  • Excellent skills with the Microsoft Office suite of programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to research primary and secondary sources.
  • Skill in managing multiple activities, delivering on commitments, and operating with speed, accuracy, and strong judgment.
  • Strong work ethic.

To Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to and include Internship, Energy & Environmental Analysis in the subject line.