Summer 2024 - Project Management Intern - 90373684 - New York

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Job Description

Have a passion for leveraging project management skills to drive the successful delivery of projects? As a Project Management Intern at Amtrak, you will learn the foundational principles in project management and make tangible impact on a wide range of complex, transformational projects in a real-world rail industry environment.

You will work under close supervision of a project/program manager and in collaboration with all levels of stakeholders: from department leaders, to project/program managers, business analysts, and functional leads. Individuals in this role use project management knowledge and analytical skills to support assigned projects.


This intern position will be for the Signal Portfolio group.

  • Collect, consolidate, and cleanse project performance data from various sources
  • Support project teams with project status reporting, documentation, controls and other processes to ensure compliance with audit requirements, department procedures and enterprise standards
  • Create and maintain required documentation including project organization charts, distribution lists, project logs, project schedules, requirements documents, project budgets, and status reports
  • Assist in development and review of project scope, schedule and budget
  • Coordinate project logistics, including calendars, major events, meetings and applicable materials and equipment
  • Reproduce and distribute project documents and reports
  • Perform project budget tracking and reporting, project schedule monitoring
  • Develop and maintain required project management artifacts in accordance with Amtrak Project Management Standards and applicable regulations


  • Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution.
  • Must be actively pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Business, Data Science or related field, Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Transportation), or Construction Management, Project Management.
  • Must have at least 1 year of academic undergraduate studies completed (sophomore level or above)
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher.


  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's in Electrical Engineering
  • Solid communication skills with ability to covey information to others
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project)
  • Junior status or above


Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

The hourly range is $17.50 per hour - $35.00 per hour. Pay is based on factors including school year, program of study, etc. In addition paid internships include Amtrak rail pass privileges as a part of the experience along with one (1) PTO day per academic year.

Please be advised that the Summer 2024 internship program will run from May 20th - August 9th.

Company Info.


The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak is a passenger railroad service that provides medium and long-distance inter-city rail service in 46 of the 48 contiguous United States and to nine cities in Canada. Amtrak is a portmanteau of the words America and trak, the latter itself a sensational spelling of track.

  • Industry
    Business Services,Logistics and Transport
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  • Location
    Washington D.C., DC, USA
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