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    If you are ready to begin your new career or are looking for a place to make an impact, what better place than the top ranked agency in the federal government? We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team of dedicated professionals here at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where we are ranked number one in the Best Places to Work in the federal government rankings.

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    This is a SUMMER 2019 internship position.

    This position is located in the Office of Administrative Litigation (OAL). As the Commission’s trial staff, OAL seeks to assist entities such as electric utilities, natural gas pipelines and petroleum products pipelines to resolve without litigation disputes regarding rates, terms and condition of service and related issues. Where such resolutions are not possible, OAL develops comprehensive evidentiary records in litigated cases to help assure just and reasonable rates, to promote competitive markets and to obtain other results consistent with the public interest. OAL seeks to settle or litigate cases in a timely, efficient, and equitable manner. 

    At time of application, applicant must submit proof of current enrollment in a degree-seeking program. If selected, applicant must provide proof of continuing education through either the Summer or Fall 2018 semesters.

    These positions are temporary, they may be converted to a full time, career-conditional position. Any conversions to full time  or career-conditional status is neither implied nor guaranteed. The major duties of this position include: 

    • Assists in the analysis of factors that affect planning, operations and reliability of electric power systems such as electric power demand and energy growth; number, design and use of interconnections; fuel costs, quality, and availability; investment and operating costs; and power transfer capability between systems.
    • Participates in studies of existing and proposed electric energy networks and of electric system capabilities for more coordinated and efficient interconnected system operations.
    • Assists in the analysis of existing and planned electric generation and transmission facilities of electric utility systems to determine how they affect the adequacy, economy, and reliability of interstate electric power supply.
    • Assists in the study of electric utility systems' proposals for costs and benefits from merger and transmission access.
    • Performs less complicated mathematical calculations and assists in computer programming and data collection.
    • Assists in the preparation of a variety of documents, charts, graphs, and other material used for litigation and settlements.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518624200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.