Job ID: 60030
Department: Chief Financial Office
Location: 4 World Trade Center
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 Office of the Chief Financial Officer department is looking for a summer intern to join their team in the Storm Mitigation & Resilience Office (SMRO) unit! Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
About the Storm Mitigation & Resilience Office (SMRO) Department:
SMRO is broken-out into three divisions. A brief description of each is detailed below.
Federal Grants & Compliance
Coordinates with federal grant agencies to maximize federal funding and ensures agency compliance with federal grant regulations. Coordinates with the Grants Finance and Business Coordination team for financial updates and to address policy issues as they arise.
Manages day-to-day operations of the grants portfolio. Advances grant-funded projects through the capital delivery process and ensures that capital projects and operating expenses are captured within federal grant compliance guidelines. Coordinates with the federal grants and compliance team to ensure that the grants and their associated projects are in alignment and fully compliant.
Grants Finance & Business Coordination
Manages all financial reporting and forecasting, requests for reimbursements, coordination of the Board process, business planning, and performance management in support of SMRO operations.
This will be a hybrid internship opportunity, meaning that it will be virtual and in-person throughout the summer.
*This internship is expected to be a full-time internship lasting 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 $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.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.