Fall 2022- Associate Business Analyst Intern - 90337376 - Washington

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20001

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.


This position will provide support to the Fleet Technology Services team by using and improving existing enterprise tools, systems and work processes to assist Project Management Practitioners in effective management control and reporting on cost, schedule and progress measurement for a low complexity project.  The role requires regular reporting of status, risks, and documentation of issues as they arise, leveraging prescribed project parameters and enterprise tools.


•    Work with Project Manager and team to develop project documentation, risk register and project budget baseline using standard templates and tools within prescribed parameters of assigned project 
•    Assist Project Manager with maintenance and baseline reviews of project schedules in accordance with approved project parameters. 
•    Assist Project or Program Manager in evaluation and assessment of identified project risks to enable project team with applicable data for development of risk mitigation plans and contingencies. 
•    Partners closely with business partners to assess new and ongoing projects to determine readiness for governance stage gates.  
•    Monitors actuals and works with the project managers to review forecasting against budgets. 
•    Supports the governance and project status review meetings. 
•    Manages Controls data via EPPM, SharePoint or any other approved EPMO systems and tools 
•    Adheres to Amtrak Enterprise Project Management methodology


•    Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution.
•    Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree relating to business management, technology, or leadership
•    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


•    Completed classwork in business analysis or project management
•    Working knowledge project controls, schedule skills (schedule management, schedule reporting) & financial skills (budget management, financial reporting) 
•    Proficient oral and written communication skills 
•    Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project)
•    MS SharePoint


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Requisition ID:109641
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology 
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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