The world of energy is changing faster than ever. At National Grid, the work you do will touch lives and shape the way we use and consume energy for generations to come. Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business. We’re planning, innovating and working to be as vital and relevant as ever before for our customers and communities. Join us and be at the heart of clean energy transition.
About the Graduate Development Program
National Grid’s Graduate Development Program (GDP) is an in-depth training and development program for high achieving recent college graduates who aspire to take on future leadership roles in a dynamic, ever-changing industry. Graduates are the future of National Grid. Bringing fresh thinking, new perspectives and enthusiasm to our team, we’ll give you real responsibility and an opportunity to make an impact from day one – putting the power to supercharge your career in your hands.
Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth Orientation which gives you exposure to all part of the company, allows you to network with your Graduate cohort, GDP alumni, and senior leaders, and provides you with the opportunity to travel throughout our service territory in the northeast US. Following Orientation, Graduates begin working in their hired position and take part ongoing development activities through your first year including monthly development sessions, active mentorship, and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid.
National Grid is aiming for an in-person GDP experience for Summer 2022. However, we will continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 and will shift to a virtual program if necessary, in order to honor our commitment to our young talent pipeline.
Information Technology Graduate Rotations
Advancing our Technology capabilities are vital to National Grid’s ability to realize our vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future. IT & Digital seeks to attract and develop high potential recruits, to enable the clean energy transition for all, deliver for our customers efficiently and ensure we maintain resilient, secure and compliant technology solutions. Our student programs help you develop technical and leadership skills and build core competencies that will shape the future of how National Grid leverages technology. This position gives you the opportunity to participate in our IT Graduate Development Rotational Program, an 18-month experience consisting of three 6-month rotations in varying IT departments. Your ﬁrst rotation will be in the role outlined below and you will return to this role following two broadening 6-month rotations where your knowledge of IT at National Grid will be expanded.
To learn the analytical skills and decision-making logic behind the technology investments of the future. This role will immerse you into the most impactful work at National Grid; supporting the highest management decisions that are driving the digitization of our enterprise.
- Collect data across the enterprise via surveys, interviews, and database queries
- Collate and analyze the data to uncover trends and undiscovered insights
- Work with stakeholders to understand underlying issues and frictions associated with current processes and systems
- Conduct research into industry best practices and leading tech approaches
- Coordinate meetings and activities across the work plan
- Support and contribute to the creation of executive presentations and regulatory filings
- Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited institution
- Graduated between May 2021 and June 2022
- Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program May 31, 2022 or June 27, 2022
- Valid US driver’s license
- Proven leadership experience
- Demonstrated effective business communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong analytical, critical thinking, and stakeholder management skills
- Applicants for the Graduate Development Program must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States