Fall 2022 - Talent Acquisition Intern - 90334372 -

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: N/A, US

Company: Amtrak

Your success is a train ride away!

As we move America’s workforce toward the future, Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority, and the success of our railroad is due to our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?


Our values of ‘Do the Right Thing, Excel Together and Put Customers First’ are at the heart of what matters most to us, and our Core Capabilities, ‘Building Trust, Accountability, Effective Communication, Customer Focus, and Proactive Safety & Security’ are what every employee needs to know and do to be most impactful at Amtrak. By living the Amtrak values, focusing on our capabilities, and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.
 


 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 
During the internship, students will work on projects that have a measurable impact on our business while being coached and mentored by Amtrak Talent Acquisition professionals. This internship in Human Resources Talent Acquisition is designed to provide the foundation to early career professionals, through fast-paced, real world, hands-on experience leading projects in areas such as: 

  

  • Day to day Talent Acquisition operations including full-cycle recruiting, partnering with hiring managers, participation in hiring events, and supporting projects which impact these groups. 
  • Assisting with internal training efforts focused on Talent Acquisition.

  

In addition to your valuable on the job learning, interns participate in a robust internship program that includes professional development activities, cross-functional projects, senior leader exposure, networking events, and visits to a variety of Amtrak sites. These events will help you gain exposure to the many exciting opportunities that lay ahead of you as you build your career at Amtrak. 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution.
  • Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Must have at least 1 year of academic undergraduate studies completed or a sophomore status at minimum.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Relevant work experience and/or HR internship experience 
  • Interest in learning more about Talent Acquisition at a large organization 
  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community 
  • Highly skilled communicator (verbal and written), strong analytical, and presentation skills 
  • Strong critical thinking and analysis skills; interest in research and writing 
  • Ability to execute with minimal direction and prepared to navigate change with patience and optimism 
  • Intellectually curious; always willing to probe deeper to understand organizational behavior and performance 
      

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: 
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. 

 

Requisition ID:109581
Posting Location(s):N/A
Job Family/Function:Human Capital 
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.


All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.


In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 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, the individual will not be 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 EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.



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