Department: Department Of Energy
Agency: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
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Individuals currently accepted for enrollment OR currently enrolled in a degree seeking program at an accredited educational institution at least half-time obtaining a Bachelor's or Masters degree in Engineering or Computer Science.
Replaces announcement number FERC-RIS-2013-0031. Please reapply.
The Pathways Internship Program combines the opportunity to earn a competitive salary while learning about federal service and the dynamic field of energy. Interns gain valuable, resume-building work experience and opportunities to foster networking relationships.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent regulatory agency that regulates and oversees various aspects of the energy markets within the United States. We value independence, analytic ability, communication skills, integrity and objectivity.
These positions are located in either the Office of Electric Reliability or the Office of Energy Infrastructure Security. The Office of Electric Reliability protects and improves the nation's bulk power system through mandatory and enforceable reliability standards. The Office of Energy Infrastructure Security provides leadership, expertise and assistance to the Commission in identifying, communicating and seeking comprehensive solutions to significant potential cyber and physical security risks to the energy infrastructure under the Commissions jurisdiction. More than one position may be filled for openings.
As an Intern you will work under the guidance of, and will assist professionals and higher grade employees with daily engineering tasks.
As a student at the GS-4 level, your duties could include:
- Preparing reports, presentations, and compiling data with assistance from a supervisor or other employee
- Providing assistance, coordinating meetings, and gathering materials for meetings and conferences with assistance from a supervisor or other employee
As a student at the GS-5 level, your duties could include:
- Preparing reports, presentations, and compiling data
- Providing assistance, coordinating meetings, and gathering materials for meetings and conferences
As a student at the GS-7 level, your duties could include:
- Researching regulations and other pertinent directives
- Completing various assignments of limited complexity that are structured in order to allow demonstration knowledge of regulations, policies, and analytical procedures
- Provideing acceptable recommendations with respect to policies and procedures
- Compiling, analyzing, and summarizing factual information
- Must be enrolled at least half-time in a degree seeking, accredited program
- Background investigation will be conducted