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Summer Intern - Geotechnical Engineering

Job ID: 30557
Department: Engineering
Location: 4 World Trade Center

Responsibilities

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 Engineering department is looking for a summer intern to join the Geotechnical Design team! Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of calculations
  • Review boring programs and compile test data
  • Research archived contract drawings for required information for projects
  • Perform spreadsheet analyses
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations
  • AutoCAD drafting work

Qualifications

  • 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 concentrations.
  • Successful candidates will be self-starters with excellent communication, research and applicable technical skills.
     

Desired

  • Students completing an Engineering Bachelor Degree by May 2018 and entering a Master's Degree Program are preferable 
  • Students completing their junior year in Spring 2018 and on schedule to graduate May 2019 are also acceptable
  • Minimum of one (1) course in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Basic AutoCAD skills preferable


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 agency.

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.

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