SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Amtrak is seeking an intern to support to the Long Distance Service Line. The intern will directly assist with analytic and strategic needs for the service line, which resides within the marketing and commercial department at Amtrak. The role will be located at corporate headquarters in Washington, DC.
The internship is designed to provide an environment where the intern can both acquire new knowledge and hone his or her skills in a practical manner via a professional, office setting.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The intern will assist the department with a wide range of projects related to strategy and analysis including cost analysis, business cases, budget planning and go-to-market plans. The intern may also assist in developing and preparing presentation materials, data reviews and complete other analysis-related projects as assigned.
Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution.
Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in business (finance, accounting) or economics
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
Strong analytical skills required. Interest in travel or transportation industry preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Proficiency with pivot tables, V-Look-up and ability to create charts using data is key.
Must possess excellent customer service, strong communication and interpersonal skills, work well with others in an integrated team environment, and must be self-motivated.
The Northeast Corridor (NEC) is the rail backbone of the Northeast region and the busiest passenger rail corridor in the United Sates. It connects eight states and the District of Columbia and each day serves 800,000 riders and 2,000 commuter, intercity, and freight trains.