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Intern - Human Resources - 90247826 - Wilmington

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Wilmington, DE, US, 19801

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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 HR intern is one who naturally possesses a passion for people and a desire to develop professionally. You will work on exciting, creative and analytical projects aligned to recruitment, HR programs, and gain hands-on experience in several facets of HR. This position will require gathering an analyzing data for project and programs supporting all business lines at Amtrak. The intern will have a unique opportunity to support the updates of new polices, procedures, and materials for distribution across the organization. 

• Work closely with various members of Amtrak’s Talent Acquisition and Amtrak Business Services Center teams to enhance comprehension of HR processes. 
• Ability to research, collect and analyze data
• Report preparation and analysis
• Analyze data and look for recurring patterns. Prove recommendations on areas needing attention
• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to identify challenges/barriers and make recommendations
• Communicate effectively and efficiently with key stakeholders
• Assist with other projects aligned to HR

• This position begins January 2019


• 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
•Proficient with data gathering, reporting and analysis
• An ability to handle confidential information
• Excellent writing skills
• Demonstrated experience with project management and effective time management
• Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
• Advanced skills with computer systems for gathering data such as Excel

• Has the ability to determine areas where attention is needed and is able to propose actions to make improvements
• Possesses strong attention to details
• Demonstrated leadership qualities through clubs, volunteer organizations, and other extra-curricular activities

• Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Operations Management, Management, Human Resources, or equivalent


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.



Requisition ID:38848
Posting Location(s):Delaware
Job Family/Function:Human Capital 
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: Human Capital || Corporate

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