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Intern - HR, Recruiting - 90245329 - Wilmington

Date: Nov 24, 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 Recruiting Intern will work on exciting and creative projects aligned to recruitment and program management to support University Recruitment functions. As a member of the Amtrak Recruitment team, the Intern will learn recruiting fundamentals, interact with prospective candidates, participate in interviews, partner with talent acquisition specialists and hiring managers, assist with program development functions. The intern will also encounter several hands-on experiences contributing to organizational objectives.    


• Work 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 University 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 to University Recruitment Program development 
• May support other recruiting activities as assigned  

• This position begins Summer/May 2019


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


• 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
• Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines
• Commitment to excellent customer service
• Strong organizational skills 
• Detail oriented

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.



Requisition ID:38383
Posting Location(s):Delaware
Personnel Area:DE07
Job Family/Function:Human Capital 
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: Human Capital || Corporate

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