Job ID: 60067
Department: Planning & Regional Dev
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 Planning and Regional Development department is looking for a summer intern to join their team in the Economics unit. The project they would work on is conducting detailed research of equity issues in transportation and would work towards developing paper and powerpoint on the issues as they relate to the agency.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
About the Economics Unit in Planning and Regional Development Department:
The Economics Unit in the Planning and Regional Development Department is responsible for providing the agency with variety of economic activities such as forecasting, benefit cost analysis, and other functions. The Economics Unit works across all departments of the Port Authority (Aviation, Tunnels, Bridges and Terminals, PATH, and the Commercial Ports) to give economic insights into macroeconomic conditions that influence business activities.
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.
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.