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Energy Industry Summer Analysis (Student Trainee)

If you are ready to begin your new career or are looking for a place to make an impact, what better place than a 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!
We’re an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. Ranked number one in the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings, our team of engineers, scientists, analysts and attorneys work collaboratively to ensure that the industry delivers reliable, efficient and sustainable energy, impacting the daily lives of all Americans.
Our internship program provides students the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in a federal agency while learning more about the energy industry and gaining exposure to the Commission’s work. Students have the opportunity to attend networking events, visits to regulated hydropower dams, seminars with career advice and tips and enjoy lunch with FERC’s top officials. Apply now for an opportunity you don’t want to miss!
This is a SUMMER 2021 internship position. To learn more about our Summer Intern Program and the activities involved, click here: FERC Summer Internships
At time of application, applicant must submit proof of current enrollment in a degree-seeking program for spring 2021 (proof required). If selected, applicant must provide proof of continuing education through either the Summer or Fall 2021 semesters. To meet the definition of a student, applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in a degree-seeking program. 
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. This position is located in the Office of Enforcement, which serves the public interest by ensuring effective regulations and protecting customers through understanding markets and their regulation, timely identifying and remedying market problems, assuring compliance with Commission rules and regulations, and detecting and crafting remedies to address market manipulation and other non-compliance issues.
Major Duties of the position:
-  Analyze large volumes of data using R, Python or SAS.
-  Work independently to summarize findings.
-  Work independently to visually present data.
-  Assist in the analysis of electric and gas markets, assessing complex issues of market structure, conduct and performance.
Duties and responsibilities at the GS-5 ($18.83 per hour) and GS-7 ($23.32 per hour) levels may be of less complexity.