Intern - 90256702 - Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Job Description

As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America's workforce toward the future. The safety of our passengers, our more than 20,000 colleagues, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of you.

By living the Amtrak values and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.


The primary responsibilities will be to provide administrative project support to the Operations Support Unit related to the 500+ members of the Amtrak Police Department.


  • Assists the Inspector, Operations Support in providing research, technology and administrative projects of the Amtrak Police Department.
  • Assists with coordination of a wide-range of projects in support of Operations Support.
  • Assists with audits related to background files, police commissions and training records.
  • Assists with research, development, and implementation of projects on topics ranging from records management, research training opportunities, as well as general administrative duties.
  • 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 completing documentation when necessary.
  • Assists with creating and maintaining standard operating procedures, instructional materials, and presentations.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Current undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice or a related field from an accredited college or university.

This position begins Fall 2019 and requires a 1 year commitment


The incumbent must be able to complete work with deadlines, adjust to frequent changes in tasks and priorities, and handle multiple projects simultaneously. Must have strong organizational skills.

Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:40810
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
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 || Amtrak Police

Job Type Internship