The Intern will be dedicated to the Crew Management Services department, providing an entry point for students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations, Management or Transportation. The accepted candidate for the position will have the opportunity to apply their academic background in both the office and field, and to gain firsthand work experience in an office that is responsible for the accurate position control of 1800 on-board employees.
Gain experience with all processes related to supporting the Crew Management Operation
Assisting with reviewing, recommending, and implementing crew changes necessary for the efficient operation of trains throughout the country
Attend office meetings, field meetings and conference calls
Gain an understanding of the budgetary operational costs associated with operational changes
Examine national train schedules, holiday schedules, track work schedule changes and service disruption changes to help ensure sufficient staffing levels
Must be actively pursing a degree at an accredited educational institution.
Must have at least 1 year of academic undergraduate studies completed or a sophomore status at minimum.
Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Specific interest or desire to work in the railroad industry
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Experience in Microsoft Office software suite, including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Ability to work a flexible schedule with some weekend hours
Pursuing a transportation focused degree
Must be highly organized and have the ability to work productively, be detailed oriented, maintain high level of confidentiality and work with tight deadlines.
Must be able to lift to 50lbs unassisted
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
Internal Number: 90259869
The Northeast Corridor (NEC) is the rail backbone of the Northeast region and the busiest passenger rail corridor in the United Sates. It connects eight states and the District of Columbia and each day serves 800,000 riders and 2,000 commuter, intercity, and freight trains.