• We are people on the move

    At Amtrak, our employees, our programs and our suppliers reflect the nation we serve. Our diverse and inclusive behavior creates a work environment where everyone adds value and contributes to our business. Our comprehensive diversity and inclusion strategy for recruiting, welcoming and onboarding, engaging, developing and promoting apply to all Amtrak employees including, minorities, women, people with disabilities and the LGBT community across all generations.

  • We are people on the move

    At Amtrak, our employees, our programs and our suppliers reflect the nation we serve. Our diverse and inclusive behavior creates a work environment where everyone adds value and contributes to our business. Our comprehensive diversity and inclusion strategy for recruiting, welcoming and onboarding, engaging, developing and promoting apply to all Amtrak employees including, minorities, women, people with disabilities and the LGBT community across all generations.

We are people on the move

At Amtrak, our employees, our programs and our suppliers reflect the nation we serve. Our diverse and inclusive behavior creates a work environment where everyone adds value and contributes to our business. Our comprehensive diversity and inclusion strategy for recruiting, welcoming and onboarding, engaging, developing and promoting apply to all Amtrak employees including, minorities, women, people with disabilities and the LGBT community across all generations.

Diversity and Inclusion at Amtrak

Amtrak recognizes the importance of diverse and inclusive behavior that empowers employees to reach their full potential. To attract a diverse team, we are committed to creating an inclusive, respectful company culture, where ideas, backgrounds and perspectives thrive, and we are committed to protecting the rights of all individuals.

We are developing and implementing Diversity & Inclusion Councils to create strategic accountability and ensure D&I is integrated into our mission, business plan, and operations. Our comprehensive diversity and inclusion strategy for recruiting, welcoming and onboarding, engaging, developing and promoting apply to all Amtrak employees including minorities, women, people with disabilities, and the LGBTQIA community across all generations.

Amtrak has formed external partnerships to support the communities we serve, and to attract diverse talent to America’s Railroad. Partnerships include Women in Transportation, NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers), Women in Technology International and AMIE (Advancing Minorities' Interest in Engineering).

Amtrak’s Employee Resource Group NOTCH 8 offers women and all employees of Amtrak the opportunity to reach their full potential, while powerfully contributing to Amtrak’s strategic goals and objectives through professional leadership development, networking opportunities, teamwork and collaboration.

Beyond Culture, Ethnicity, Age or Gender

To continue attracting, growing and building our diverse workforce, we’re committed to cultivating an inclusive environment with hiring practices that position ourselves for the future:

  • Our hiring practices now require anyone at Amtrak who sits on an interview panel to take unconscious bias training before participating in the hiring process.
  • We’re also taking a proactive stance on creating diverse candidate pools and diverse interviewing panels and teams.
  • We will also improve our approach to promotions, career development and succession planning to ensure we are operating inclusively. 

We Must Move Together

At Amtrak, we treat one another with dignity and respect, and we see a future filled with new opportunities, new adventures and new challenges. We strive to provide a work environment where employees with disabilities have an equal opportunity to contribute and succeed. We support and comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act 1973 providing accommodations for employees with medical conditions or physical or mental limitations to enable them to perform the essential functions of their jobs. We also provide accommodations for applicants who need assistance with the application or interviewing processes.

With this policy, we aim to create an elevated awareness of the company's commitment to accommodate persons with disabilities and to provide additional procedural guidance to employees who seek a workplace accommodation.

To request a reasonable accommodation for any aspect of the application process, please complete and submit the Americans with Disabilities Act Reasonable Accommodation Request Form (NRPC 3107). Requests for reasonable accommodation on the job (post-hire) should be made after acceptance of an offer of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (PDF, 257KB)