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Job ID: 60026
Location: Flushing, NY
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 Aviation department is looking for a summer intern to join their team in the LGA Airport Operations Center unit! Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
About the LGA Airport Operations Center (AOC):
The Aviation Department established the Airport Operations Centers (AOC) at LGA, JFK and EWR, serving to align our major Port Authority aviation facilities, with internationally recognized global best practices, in airport operations management. The Aviation Department's goal of creating and establishing Airport Operation Centers is to provide operational situational awareness, including but not limited to, events and/or incidents affecting daily activity Landside, Airside or within the Central Terminal Area (CTA). The AOC promotes collaborative decision making amongst all necessary stakeholders allows all involved, to share consistent and timely information, allowing those stakeholders to assess and manage normal day-to-day operations as well as unplanned events and incidents, as effectively as possible. The AOC is responsible for coordinating multiple resources and focusing on the entire airport impact and restoration of operations caused by a single or multiple factors.
This will be an in-person internship opportunity.
*This internship is expected to be a full-time internship lasting twelve (12) 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 February 1 at 6:00pm EST. You will not be able to apply after this date.
The Selection Process:
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.