2019 Summer Internship-Rail Operations

  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • Chicago, Illinois

Job Description

2019 Summer Internship-Rail Operations - (19000029)


You might be thinking, "What opportunities does CTA have for students with my degree and credentials?" You may be surprised to learn that we hire interns with a diverse skill set and a multitude of majors. In fact, we hire students in good academic standing with a variety of degrees that you may not have expected and want to consider you for available opportunities!

Interns at CTA work in a range of departments including:

Administration Departments ranging from Diversity/EEO, Human Resources,Training and Workforce Development, Purchasing and more Board and President’s Office Communications Finance Infrastructure Law Legislative Affairs and Government and Community Relations Safety and Security Technology Transit Operations Our internships are project-based and therefore the skills that we seek vary based on the needs of the projects during each term. All majors are welcome to apply, but please see education experience/requirements for specifics about what disciplines each internship project is seeking. Internships are part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer. In this Rail Operations unit role, interns will: • Evaluate rail terminal operations to identify and document causes of delays and service disruptions. In addition, interns will develop a plan to protect service and prevent future delays.


Educational Experience/ Requirements: Minimum Level of Education: Undergraduate Sophomore Preferred Major(s): Urban Studies, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation, Management or other related fields

Physical Requirements:

The demands associated with the normal office environment Light physical activity, including walking outdoors and climbing stairs.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong Excel and Word skills Good oral and written communication skills Good analytical and critical thinking skills Good organizational skills with attention to detail Good project management skills SharePoint development skills a plus.