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National Grid Graduate Development Program, Associate Analyst, Regulatory Delivery and Strategy in Brooklyn, New York

At National Grid, we’re Superpowered

The world of energy is changing faster than ever. At National Grid, we keep people connected and society moving. But it’s so much more than that. We’re dreamers, big-thinkers, innovators and builders. We’re shaping the current, to change the future. We know that a clean, fair, and affordable energy future is in our hands. So we explore with energy, with innovation and technology powering our progress, and helping us to find a better way to deliver energy to all National Grid supplies us with the environment to make it happen – inspiring us, giving us time to recharge and providing a safety net on tougher days. But it’s our people that provide our true superpower. They drive and sustain our growth, their unique differences only making us stronger. So join us, and power the future of energy. Find what makes you Superpowered.

*Find your superpower with 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 will shape the future of National Grid. Bringing fresh thinking, new perspectives, and exploring with energy, we’ll give you real responsibility and an opportunity to move with purpose from day one – putting the power to supercharge your career in your hands. 

Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth 4-week in-person Orientation which gives you exposure to all parts 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 quarterly development sessions, active mentorship, and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid. 

About the Position

As the Associate Analyst, you'll be a key member of the US Policy & Regulatory Strategy team that develops policy and regulatory positions to support a reliable, affordable, and decarbonized energy future for our electric and gas customers in the Northeast US. National Grid is committed to achieving net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 for our operations and the gas and electricity we sell to customers, consistent with our states' climate laws. You will get a practical introduction to the utility business, build skills, understand the stakeholder landscape, and navigate the complexities of energy policy.

This is a hybrid role with two days of work in the office per week for team collaboration.

What You’ll Do

You will be at the forefront of energy change, accelerate your learning, and work with senior leaders at National Grid!

You will:

  • Support analysis of energy policy issues and evaluate impacts of policies to National Grid's customers, operations, and financials (across electric distribution, electric transmission, and gas distribution)

  • Help develop policy strategies and plans that rapidly scale up low-carbon, efficient sources, and uses of energy.

  • Prepare public-facing energy policy proposals, testimony and comments on proceedings and rulemakings.

  • Provide project leadership and content development, including quantitative analysis, drafting/writing and editing responsibilities.

  • Coordinate closely with internal strategy, sustainability, and operational teams to monitor and support initiatives that support achievement of GHG emissions reductions targets (corporate targets and policy targets).

  • Support content development for presentations, conferences, and inquiries from both internal teams and external stakeholders, including media, general public, trade associations, etc.

What You'll Need

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Business, Policy, Environmental Science or related area

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Graduated between May 2023 and June 2024

  • Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program on May 28, 2024 or July 8, 2024

  • Valid US driver’s license

  • 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 (such as sponsorship for an H-1B, TN, O, L, STEM OPT, or other employment-based work authorization)

It Would Be Awesome If You Have

  • Prior experience working in the Energy industry, such as an internship.

  • Prior experience working with Energy policy.

  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis experience.


Brooklyn, NY $66,000 - $82,000 a year

Waltham, MA $61,000- $75,000 a year

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.  We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.  National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.