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Job ID: 61325
Department: Office of Emergency Management
Location: Port Authority Technical Cntr
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey offers paid internships to students, providing the opportunity to work with experienced professionals on assignments critical to building, operating, and maintaining transportation and infrastructure assets in New York and New Jersey. 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 Emergency Management is looking for an intern to join their team as part of the Veteran Internship Program.
About the Office of Emergency Management (OEM):
OEM’s mission is to strengthen the Port Authority’s ability to mitigate, prepared, respond, resume and recover from all-hazards (natural, technological and man-made/terrorism.) OEM is responsible for developing and implementing plans and programs to preserve life, protect vital public infrastructure, restore core business functions, manage crisis events, and help maintain the highest quality and most efficient transportation services so important to the well-being and economic competitiveness of the region.
During this program, interns will have the opportunity to rotate throughout various assignments within OEM that offer on-the-job experience and education in several functions such as:
In addition to the rotational assignments, participants will have the opportunity to participate in trainings, facility tours, and exercises scheduled throughout the year. There will also be an opportunity to network throughout the organization to obtain a working knowledge of Port Authority and awareness of potential full-time opportunities.
Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the "Apply Now" button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume. The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications.
Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
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.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.