Summer Intern - Environmental Initiatives, Port Department Job ID: 33867 Department: Port Location: 4 World Trade Center Responsibilities The Port Authority offers 12-week paid summer internships to students that provide the opportunity to work with knowledgeable and experienced professionals on assignments critical to operating, maintaining, and expanding the transportation infrastructure for one of the greatest economies in the world. Assignments include hands-on projects to cultivate technical, writing, communication and team-building skills. The diversity of our businesses creates a variety of opportunities for students to gain exposure to the work of a first-class public agency The Port department is looking for a summer intern to join their team! Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Research and summarize emerging technology that has the potential to revolutionalize transportation sector The Port of New York and New Jersey is the gateway to one of the most concentrated and affluent consumer markets in the world. It is the largest port on the East Coast, and the third-largest in the nation. Qualifications * Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the upcoming Fall 2019 school semester. * We are seeking interns who are talented, driven and who have a genuine interest in contributing to the success of the New York/New Jersey region. * We welcome applications from a diverse range of University disciplines and concentrations. * Successful candidates will be self-starters with excellent communication, research and applicable technical skills. Desired * Knowledge of scientific research design and investigation models (developing hypothesis, gathering necessary resources and conducting background research) * Excellent data analysis skills, organizational skills, good at writing * Can help improve the effectiveness of data and visuals â making information meaningful for the public About the Program * Interns have the opportunity to support their departments with critical projects such as analyzing regional demand data for our airports, conducting interview assessments, development of our annual budget, designing sustainability initiatives, and developing operational plans for retail development. * On the job, learning is supported by networking sessions with senior management, intern meet and greets and facility tours; broadening your understanding of the agency.