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Intern - Amtrak Police Department Public Affairs90245330 - Washington

Date: Nov 24, 2018

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20002

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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?


Assists the Director, Administration & Public Affairs in the support of business, technology, public affairs, and general administrative functions of the Amtrak Police Department. 

• Assists with coordination of a wide-range of administrative functions in support of a 500+ member railroad policing operation.
• Assists with research, development, and implementation of projects on topics ranging from information technology, hardware and software to law-enforcement business operations support and services.  
• Presents research results on a variety of administration functions using computer programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint.
• Organizes and maintains project management files and completes documentation when necessary.
• Assists with creating and maintaining standard operating procedures, instructional materials, and presentations. 
• Assists in the development of public affairs materials ranging from flyers to video productions.
• Performs other duties as required.

• This position begins Spring/January 2019


• Must be actively pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or a related field from an accredited college or university.


• 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
• 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
• Strong PC skills, including Microsoft Office.  
• Skills in conveying information and ideas in a variety of media to a varied audience in a clear and compelling manner.

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.



Requisition ID:38384
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Personnel Area:DC07
Job Family/Function:Administrative Support; Safety & Security 
Relocation Offered:No 
Education Requirements:High School/GED
Travel Requirements:None 
Employment Experience Requirements:1 - 3 years of experience

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.

POSTING NOTES: Administrative Support; Safety & Security || Amtrak Police

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