Audit Program Modernization and Development Internship

Holyoke, MA 01040, USA Req #706
Monday, August 29, 2022
Internship Title – Audit Program Modernization and Development
Department – Internal Audit
Minimum Education level: Junior
Preferred Majors: Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Business Management or Accounting

Who we are:
ISO New England is one of the most pivotal energy companies you’ve probably never heard of. Our job is to oversee the 24/7 operation of the power grid that covers the six-states of New England and to administer the region’s $10+ billion “stock exchange” for buying and selling of wholesale electricity. Our work ensures that over 14 million people can reliably turn their lights on and complete their jobs, take care of their families, and live in comfort with convenience.

Department description:
IAD is responsible for providing high quality, independent, professional audit coverage of ISO New England's business and Information Technology (IT) processes including the evaluation of system and general internal controls, reviewing governance and risk management processes, performing company-wide risk assessments, developing the annual audit work plan, checking ISO compliance with governing agreements and regulations, supporting external audits/reviews and examining quality and integrity processes.

What will you be working on:
The internship is to assist IAD with performance of internal audit planning, fieldwork and reporting phases in IT/Cybersecurity support areas such as security administration, controls, change/configuration management and technical areas that include networks, operating systems, web platforms, database management systems and application systems, fieldwork on system operations audits, as well as administrative tasks for post audit activities (corrective action follow-up). The position reports to the Senior Manager, IT

How will you make an impact:
Your work within this role will improve implementation of cyclical processes and continue to modernize our audit processes and methods.

What we look for in a candidate:
  • Experience in performing detailed technical tasks in an Information Technology/Information Systems, Cybersecurity, audit or administrative capacity.
  • Minimum grade point average accepted is 3.2
  • Proficient formal writing skills/abilities. 

To be eligible for the internship candidate must have completed at least the first year of college and be currently enrolled in a four year or graduate-level academic program. Candidates must have the authority to work in the US on a permanent basis, without requiring sponsorship.

Clarity of purpose is the starting point for all success. The ISO’s mission, vision, and values define our purpose—these values serve as the cultural cornerstones of the organization.
Mission: Through collaboration and innovation, ISO New England plans the transmission system, administers the region’s wholesale markets, and operates the power system to ensure reliable and competitively priced wholesale electricity.
Vision: To harness the power of competition and advanced technologies to reliably plan and operate the grid as the region transitions to clean energy.
Values: Expertise, Respect, Innovation, Dependability and Collaboration

What We Offer
: Located in Holyoke, MA amid the picturesque Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, our interns get the best of both rural and urban living, enjoying day-to-day local community culture and conveniences with drivable access to big city amenities. In addition to our competitive pay, our interns have we access to our onsite fitness center and a cafeteria with free coffee.    

COVID-19 Policy
: Employee safety and well-being is a priority at ISO New England. To safeguard our teams and the important work they do, ISO New England has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Equal Opportunity:
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard.

Drug Free Environment:
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Social Networking Notice: ISO New England reserves the right to review the candidate's postings on any social networking site accessible in the public domain as part of the candidate assessment process.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, June 5, 2023
  • Job End Date Friday, August 18, 2023
Location on Google Maps
  • Holyoke, MA 01040, USA