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HR Talent Acquisition Intern- Summer 2020- 90259825 - Wilmington

Date: Jan 23, 2020

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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?

Position Summary:


The Corporate Recruiting Intern will work on exciting and creative projects aligned to recruitment and program management to support Corporate Recruitment functions. As a member of the Amtrak Recruitment team, the Intern will learn recruiting fundamentals, interact with prospective candidates, schedule interviews, partner with talent acquisition specialists and hiring managers, and assist with program development functions. The intern will also encounter several hands-on experiences contributing to organizational objectives. 


Essential Functions:

• Works closely with various members of Amtrak’s Talent Acquisition team to enhance comprehension of recruitment processes, strategies, and best practices.
• Act as primary support for the Corporate Recruitment team.
• Source resumes and schedule interviews as needed.
• Phone screen applicants.
• Participate in candidate interviews.
• Participate in business focused recruitment strategy meetings.
• Work objectively with solid judgement to influence candidate selection decisions.
• Assist with projects aligned with process improvements and recruitment development
• May support other recruiting activities as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

• Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution. 
• Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Communication, Marketing or equivalent. 
• 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

• Must be available to work a minimum of 15 hours per week between the days/hours of Monday – Friday, 8am –   5pm.



Preferred Qualifications:
• Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines 
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize Excellent problem-solving skills

•  Commitment to excellent customer service and Strong organizational skills and Detail-oriented



This position will begin in Summer 2020

Requisition ID:41243
Posting Location(s):Delaware
Job Family/Function:Administrative Support 
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.

POSTING NOTES: Administrative Support || Corporate

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