Sunday , January 29 2023

Amtrak Jobs in Philadelphia – Fall 2022-Government Affairs Intern

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Job Description:

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.


Job Responsibilities:

Amtrak serves more than 30 million people a year in over 500 cities across the country. The Government Affairs intern is responsible for learning and supporting the department in its corporate legislative strategy with key stakeholders in Congress and appropriate federal departments. This strategy underpins the federal government’s investment in passenger rail for decades to come. Our team works hard to ensure that Congress is well informed about the best decisions they can make to ensure intercity passenger rail is even more relevant to our customers in the years to come.

Job Requirements:

  • Generate and execute strategies to creatively engage stakeholders on public policy matters.
  • Develop innovative approaches to visually communicate policy concepts, data, and positions
  • Research transportation industry trends and analyses to benchmark and communicate Amtrak impact and value for the nation’s transportation system.
  • Attend Capitol Hill meetings, or meetings with outside groups, with a member of department staff.
  • Perform research projects, data entry/analysis/visualization, and record keeping of key data that could include: votes, demographics, election cycles and transportation trends.
  • Attend public hearings, alone or with a member of staff, as the situation warrants.
  • Assist with special events, such as large travel groups, student tours, or dignitary travel.
  • Compile and organize documents, either for permanent files and/or for meetings, events, or hearing preparation.
  • Punctuality in terms of meeting previously agreed schedules for being in the office or for other events and timely notice of absences or changes to schedules.
  • Other activities as they arise.
  • Strong writing skills to support congressional correspondence, memos and testimony.
  • Business attire.

Job Details:

Company: Amtrak

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Philadelphia, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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