Spring 2022- Marketing Data Science Intern - 90299889 - Washington

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20001

Company: Amtrak

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. 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 the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

The purpose of this position is to attract data scientists into Amtrak’s marketing department, providing an entry point for students pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Data Science, Operations Research, or Computer Science from an accredited university. Candidates for the position will have the opportunity to apply their analytical, programming, data modeling, and mathematical modeling skills in the office and to gain firsthand work experience in the various aspects of the field of pricing and revenue management in the passenger transportation industry.



  • Learn about pricing and revenue management concepts
  • Learn about how data science is used in the pricing and revenue management field
  • Learn about data warehouses that support the pricing and revenue management field
  • Develop queries using the passenger record databases, train capacity databases, train schedule databases, and revenue management inventory control databases to provide analytical support for pricing and revenue management initiatives
  • Assist in analyzing ridership, revenue, capacity, and inventory data to identify incremental ridership and revenue opportunities
  • Assist in developing and designing additional data warehouses and modifying existing data warehouses to support the marketing department



  • Actively pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Operations Research, or Data Science at an accredited educational institution 
  • Must have at least 3 years of academic undergraduate studies completed or junior level status at minimum
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel and Access) or other equivalent software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



  • Working knowledge of a database language such as SQL, SAS, Oracle, or Microsoft Access
  • Working knowledge of statistical packages such as R or Python
  • Specific interest or desire to work in the passenger transportation industry in an analytical role


Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Requisition ID:71526
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Marketing 
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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