Openings at National Grid Renewables

New Business Development Intern

Job Title
New Business Development Intern
Job ID
Bloomington,  MN 55437
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National Grid Renewables is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects. As a farmer-friendly and community-focused company, National Grid Renewables develops projects for corporations and utilities that seek to repower America’s electricity grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables is part of the competitive, unregulated Ventures division of National Grid. It has a portfolio of solar, wind, and energy storage projects throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction, and operation.

National Grid Renewables partners with communities, farmers, and landowners where we develop. This means it’s not just about projects but about the people we work with, both outside and inside our organization. National Grid Renewables Team Members embody our foundational culture of being entrepreneurial, creative, and nimble and take pride in supporting National Grid’s vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair, and affordable energy future for all.

About the Position:

National Grid Renewable’s New Business Strategy seeks a summer 2023 Market Analyst Intern. This role will expand students' current technical knowledge and introduce them to the corporate environment. In addition, it will challenge their communication skills and grow their ability to perform well in a team setting. The intern's duties will impact the firm, and the student will present their experience to the leadership staff at the end of the summer. This individual will learn fast in a changing and growing company and take away “real-world experience” and a better understanding of the renewable energy industry.

What You'll Do:

Renewable energy market research on new areas of growth specifically due to the new Infrastructure Reduction Act (IRA) and the impact this new Law will have on New Business Opportunities in the Renewable Energy Markets of Wind, Solar, Battery Storage, and Hydrogen.
  • Help identify and support new Business Opportunities in the Renewable Energy Market
  • Collaborate with internal departments and experts to evaluate New Business Plans and Opportunities
  • Assist in the development and creation of New Business Plans and models
  • Write or develop sharable information from digging into market research to identify new opportunities for growth within the wind solar storage and hydrogen business
  • Other duties as assigned

What You’ll Need:
  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s student in business, engineering, finance, economics, or other relevant areas of study
  • Proficiency with Microsoft 365 and other business intelligence tools (Excel and PowerPoint a must)
  • Strong interest in startup new businesses and new companies
  • Strong communication skills with time management capabilities who is organized and has a willingness to learn
  • Self-starter in a remote or in-person environment
  • Highly motivated, energetic, and have a positive attitude


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