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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

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New York, NY


New York, NY

Description :

The Port Authority offers 12-week paid summer internships to students that 
provide the opportunity to work with knowledgeable and experienced professionals
on assignments critical to operating, maintaining, and expanding the 
transportation infrastructure for one of the greatest economies in the world.

Assignments include hands-on projects to cultivate technical, writing, 
communication and team-building skills. The diversity of our businesses creates 
a variety of opportunities for students to gain exposure to the work of a 
first-class public agency

The Office of Continuous Improvement is looking for a summer intern to join 
their team! Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

A graduate summer intern to help the Office continue to build its data analytics
The selected candidate will provide support across the Authority's various 
business functions.
Assisting with the identification, development, implementation, and tracking of 
continuous improvement initiatives
Collaborating with staff and line departments on data collection and analysis
Preparing visualization, reports and/or presentations based on findings from 
data analysis
Past data analytics projects include identifying and analyzing transit ridership
data and developing a customer sentiment analysis of call center and other 
customer survey outputs.

Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the 
upcoming Fall 2018 school semester.
We are seeking interns who are talented, driven and who have a genuine interest 
in contributing to the success of the New York/New Jersey region.
We welcome applications from a diverse range of University disciplines and 
Successful candidates will be self-starters with excellent communication, 
research and applicable technical skills.


Strong analytical skills and a desire to develop them further while also sharing
best practices and analysis tools and techniques with teammates
An interest in lean management and/or innovation
Experience with data visualization software, such as Tableau
Experience with data analytics software, such as R
About the Program

Interns have the opportunity to support their departments with critical projects
such as analyzing regional demand data for our airports, conducting interview 
assessments, development of our annual budget, designing sustainability 
initiatives, and developing operational plans for retail development.
Engineering Interns have the opportunity to assist experienced engineers with 
planning, design, construction management and supervision, materials testing and
inspection, and information technology management for projects.
On the job, learning is supported by networking sessions with senior management,
intern meet and greets and facility tours; broadening your understanding of the

About The Port Authority
Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates,
and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade 
infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, 
rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more 
than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages 
and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and 
manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World
Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) 
is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to apply :

How To Apply To apply, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button. Please be sure to complete all steps of the application process and click Submit at the end. Applicants will receive a generated confirmation email upon application completion.

Instructions: To be considered for the position you must respond to the essay question below. All applicants must answer all prompted questions and essay. Please upload your response and resume as one document in the section of the online. application that prompts you to upload your resume. Your essay response cannot exceed 150 words. Applications that do not include a resume and essay response will be considered incomplete and will not be moved forward in the selection process.

Essay Question: Why do you want to work as a Summer Intern for the Port Authority of NY & NJ? The application deadline is February 19, 2018; 11:59 p.m. EST. You will not be able to apply after this date.

Recruitment Timeline: Interview Process: The hiring department/unit conducts interviews in late February and the process will continue until offers are made to selected candidates (March-May).

Program Start Date: The Summer Internship Program is slated to begin June 1, 2018 and runs until mid-August.

The Selection Process: Please note that more than one department may contact students to interview. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. Interns are selected based on academic achievement, analytical and communication skills, and work experience 

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