Grid for Good

Work Experience Program

518 ElevatED has partnered with National Grid, through its Grid for Good program, to connect young people and work-ready adults with training and job opportunities in the energy industry.

Through this partnership up to 30 students and work ready adults (18+) from around the Capital Region can apply and be selected for an 8-month career exploration program which combines in-person and virtual sessions exploring career pathways and skill development.

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Important Dates

Application Opens:  August 14

Application Deadline:  September 15

Application Decision:  September 20

SEssion Dates


October 18, 2023

November 15

January 10, 2024  (10 am – 2 pm)

February 21

March 20

April 17

March 15

Each session runs from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm (unless otherwise noted) and will be on- site in Menands (some sessions may be virtual).


Grid for Good has been making a positive impact in underserved communities. This flagship program, led by National Grid, provides training and employment opportunities for young people. 

Grid for Good works closely with local partners to access a diverse range of talented people creating a pipeline of skilled employees into the workforce.  

To date, Grid for Good has helped over 3,000 people and have over 1,000 National Grid employees registered as volunteers.