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Client Computing IT Intern Spring 2020 - 90259382- Philadelphia

Date: Aug 30, 2019

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Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

The purpose of the internship is to prepare college students for entry into the business world by providing an understanding of IT client engineering, and support functions to include theoretical knowledge and practical application of end user client technology. The intern will work on tasks, projects, and support issues that involve some degree of risk, with minimal impact to business unit performance. This will make use of the individual’s level of knowledge within their areas of specialty while taking advantage of opportunities to learn additional technology skills in real world situations.



  • Assist in the design and implementation of Windows desktop images. 
  • Assist in client operating system, application and hardware troubleshooting. 
  • Work with team members on the design and implementation of Windows group policies and basic scripting. 
  • Work with team members on mobile device management efforts using Amtrak’s mobile device and application management tools. 
  • Assist in the design of mobile device configurations for Android and iOS devices. 
  • Troubleshoot issues with mobile devices and applications. 
  • Work with the Software Distribution team on application packaging and distribution activities. 
  • Learn and develop skills in information technology to include client devices running Windows, iOS and Android operating systems. 
  • Develop communication skills with IT professionals who specialize in other areas of the IT organization to facilitate a broader working knowledge of participating in an enterprise IT organization. 
  • Work with team members to work within the establish change management rules for implementing changes to production systems and tools.



Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems, Information Technology or other related field



  • Must be actively pursuing 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
  • Available to work a minimum of 15 hours per week between the days/hours: Monday-Friday, 8a-5p



  • An Information Technology related major with course work in Windows client /end user and mobility technologies. 
  • Should have coursework that includes Windows Client Operating Systems, mobility technology and some basic programming concepts. 
  • Ability to do research on technology related topics and solutions • Ability to work independently on tasks as well as in a team setting.


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:41203
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
Job Family/Function:Information Technology 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

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