Job ID: 38151
Location: 4 World Trade Center
The Port Authority offers 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 in the Efficiency & Goods Movement unit! Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
About the Port Department:
The Port of New York and New Jersey is the gateway to one of the most concentrated consumer markets in North America and the largest port on the East Coast. Our ability to get goods into the hands of consumers quickly gives us our Port the competitive edge along with receiving the most first port of calls (75%,) than any other East Coast port. 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. 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 forward. The Port Authority and port partners build, improve, and maintain most of the terminals' facilities and underlying road, rail and waterside infrastructure.
About the Program
This position will be a virtual internship opportunity.
This internship is expected to be a full-time internship lasting 8 weeks.
How To Apply
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 April 19, 2021 at 11:59pm. You will not be able to apply after this date.
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.