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Summer Intern - Chief Security Office, Resource Management & Planning

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Job ID: 60408
Department: Chief Security Office
Location: Jersey City, NJ


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey offers paid 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 the Chief Security Officer Department is looking for an intern to join their Resource Management & Planning, Asset Management & Office Space team! Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Auditing all equipment purchased utilizing asset forfeiture funds and creating spreadsheets with necessary information including but not limited to: cost, how many received, property/serial number, useful life expectancy, and date of inventory
  • Reviewing MVA reports 
  • Managing the MVA hotline
  • Assisting the Senior Business Manager
  • Attending on-site visits to Commands
  • Submitting forms to request office space assistance
  • Following up on requests
  • Attending meetings
  • Submitting requests for building management assistance

About the Office of the Chief Security Officer (OCSO) Department:

OCSO is comprised of several different units: Port Authority Police Department (PAPD); Office of Emergency Management (OEM); Security Operations & Programs Department (SOPD); World Trade Center Security; and Resource, Management & Planning (RMP). OCSO protects the Port Authority’s customers, general public, employees, and critical infrastructure. RMP supports all other departments under the OCSO umbrella by assisting in the administration of contracts, purchasing equipment, office space requests, vehicle requests, etc. 


  • Candidates must be students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program returning to their program during the Fall 2023 semester.
  • We are seeking interns who are talented, driven, and have a genuine interest in contributing to the success of the New York/New Jersey region.
  • We welcome applications from a diverse range of majors/minors.
  • Successful candidates will be self-starters with excellent communication, research, and applicable technical skills.

 Desired Skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Teams, and Outlook

 Internship Details:

  • The duration is expected to be approximately 12 weeks, starting in the beginning of June 2023
  • This internship will require work 5 days/week at 7.25 hours/day
  • The format is expected to be hybrid, partially in-person and partially virtual
  • These details are subject to change

How to Apply

  • Click “Apply Now”
  • Follow the prompts
  • Make sure you submit the following:
    1. A resume (please make sure to include your expected graduation date)
    2. A cover letter detailing why you want to work at The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

 The Selection Process

  • Only applicants under consideration will be contacted
  • Interns are selected based on academic achievement and work experience, in addition to analytical and communication skills

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

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 twenty three billion in annual wages and eighty 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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