Job ID: 33868
Location: 4 World Trade Center
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 Port department is looking for a summer intern to join their team! Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The Port Department is a landlord port responsible for six facilities in the New York and New Jersey Port District that drive our regional economy. As a landlord port, property is leased to private operators. In your daily life, you encounter the goods that move through our facilities, such as the coffee in your mug, the car in your driveway, the furniture in your home, the cell phone in your pocket. The Port Authority also maintains and operates public berths, at which shippers can arrange to load and unload cargo. Most of the vehicles coming into and out of the Port use public berths, as does most of the bulk and breakbulk cargo. The Port Authority and port partners build, improve, and maintain most of the terminal facilities and underlying infrastructure. The Port Authority has invested millions of dollars into the Port's transportation connections, including intermodal infrastructure such as ExpressRail, as well as road connections to the surrounding highways, interstates, and the New Jersey Turnpike. The Port Department's mission is to develop and manage competitive port infrastructure and service by providing leadership to expedite movement of cargo in a secure, environmentally and financially sound manner.
About the Program
How To Apply
Essay Question: Why do you want to work as a Summer Intern for the Port Authority of NY & NJ?
The application deadline is January 21 2019; 11:59 p.m. EST. You will not be able to apply after this date.
Interview Process: The hiring department/unit conducts interviews in late January and the process will continue until offers are made to selected candidates (February-April).
Program Start Date: The Summer Internship Program is slated to begin May 30, 2019 and runs until mid-August.
The Selection Process:
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.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.