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Summer Intern - Major Capital Projects, Construction Management

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Job ID: 61388
Department: WTC Construction
Location: New York, NY

Description

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey offers paid internships, providing students with 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 where interns quickly become part of the team and help the agency with its mission of keeping the region moving. 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 Major Capital Projects (MCP) department is looking for a Construction Managment intern to join their team!

 

About the Major Capital Projects Department:

The Major Capital Projects Department has overall program/construction management responsibility for the World Trade Center site, the construction of new facilities such as 2 World Trade Center, associated streets and infrastructure, pump station rehabilitation, the replacement of the current Port Authority Bus Terminal, and the construction of the two new Hudson River Tunnels.

Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on, on-site construction management of projects valued up to $100M, such as the building of the West Bathtub Vehicle Access (WBVA), Police Command Center and Maintenance Facility, and the World Trade Center Transportation Hub
  • Monitor schedule and budget for projects
  • Review contract drawings and specifications during construction
  • Prepare sketches and estimates for contract changes

 

Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program through the Fall 2024 semester (August 2024 or beyond)
  • Experience with Microsoft apps such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Interest in contributing to the success of the New York and New Jersey region
  • Interest in public service and/or transportation
  • Willingness to learn

 

Desired

  • Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or a related discipline 

 

Internship Details:

  • The start date will be Thursday, May 30 with an orientation that will take place at 4 World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan
  • The internship will last 12 weeks, ending on Friday, August 23
  • This is a full-time internship (generally 5 days per week at 7.25 hours of work per day plus a 45-minute break)
  • The format is expected to be hybrid, partially virtual and partially in-person at One Liberty Plaza in Lower Manhattan
  • The hourly salary range is $17.20 to $28.85 (the hourly salary is determined by internship type and school year)
  • These details are subject to change

 

How to Apply:

  • Click “Apply Now”
  • Follow the prompts
  • Please submit the following with your application:
    1. A resume that clearly indicates your expected graduation date
    2. A cover letter detailing why you want to intern at The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

How to Apply:

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.

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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