NRECA Careers

Analytics, Resiliency and Reliability Intern

Arlington, VA

Job Description

The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), with offices in Arlington, VA and Lincoln, NE is the trade association for over 900 consumer-owned electric cooperatives serving more than 42 million people. NRECA is committed to harnessing the strength of America’s electric cooperatives into a single powerful voice. NRECA has won the following awards over the past few years:

  • Top Workplace by the Washington Post 
  • 100 Best Places to Work - ComputerWorld Magazine
  • 50 Best Places to Work - The Washingtonian
  • CARE Award Recipient - Recognizing organizations that promote a positive work-life balance
  • 50 Greatest places to Work - AARP
  • Best Place to Work Award Recipient - Lincoln, NE
  • Gold Well Workplace - Wellness Councils of America
  • State of NE Governor's Wellness Award - Grower Level

At NRECA, we work with people who are leaders in their fields. They are down-to-earth, hardworking professionals committed to helping our members serve their communities. Our work is interesting, constantly evolving, and requires new skills to meet the evolving needs of a dynamic industry. In this collegial, inclusive work environment, united around the compelling purpose and history of electric cooperatives, we thrive. And topping it off, NRECA cares about each person’s overall well-being, encouraging health, financial security, and a sustainable work/life balance. EEO/AA- M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status/Genetic Data


Analytics Intern

Note: This is an intern position. You must be a rising college junior or senior with a 3.0 GPA.

We are looking for an intern who can work with us to design and develop a relational database than integrates our economic, statistical and industry data in a centralized, easy-to-use, query-able, and updatable repository. This new database will increase the speed of existing analyses our staff produces day-to-day, offer the ability to do new kinds of analysis and visualization, and make it easier the keep the data correct and up to date.

Purpose and Mission
• Collaborate with internal NRECA staff to develop specifications for the database.
• Deploy a database according to the specifications.
• Develop standard operating procedures and documentation for the database.
• Investigate data visualization and reporting options for increasing the value of the data.
• Train NRECA staff on the use, functionality and benefits of the database.
• Work with BTS and IT departments to make sure the database is secure and maintainable as part of NRECA's IT infrastructure.

Requirements and Qualifications

Computer science or Information Technology degree program

• Experience in software development and database technology
• Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
• Team player

This is an intern position.
3.0 or above GPA required and Must be a rising junior or senior
Dates: May 14th through August 3rd
Wages: $18.50 per hour