posted on January 11, 2018 12:01
Delaware River and Bay Authority Seeks Candidates for Summer Internship Program
Opportunities Available in Multiple Career Fields
New Castle, Del. - Today, Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials announced that the organization is seeking candidates to participate in the agency’s internship program, which provides university and college students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a professional work environment. The program, which entails a 10- week summer commitment, is comprised of on-the-job experience, leadership development, exposure to senior leaders and cross-functional team experiences.
“We’re excited to offer this innovative program again this year,” said Charlotte Crowell, Chief Human Resource Officer for the Delaware River and Bay Authority. “We’re looking for enthusiastic, energetic individuals who are serious about their future, interested in gaining real world experience and want to polish their skills. With practical assignments and specific projects, prospective candidates will be able to further their career and personal development.”
Crowell noted that the DRBA internship program provides insight into whether that particular career is something the individual wants to pursue. The Authority’s internship program is entering its seventh year and more than 60 students from Delaware, New Jersey and many other states have successfully completed internships at the bi-state agency.
Internships are available in the following departments: Communications, Culinary/Hospitality, Engineering, Executive Administration, Human Resources, Maintenance (Administration), Maintenance (Vocational Fields), and Social Media/Marketing.
Prospective candidates must submit their application/résumé at www.drba.net no later than March 23, 2018. The internship program begins on June 4, 2018. Undergraduate students will be paid $12 an hour for a 40-hour work week and graduate program students will be paid $14 an hour for a 40-hour work week.
About the Delaware River and Bay Authority
The DRBA, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962, owns and operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May- Lewes Ferry, and the Forts Ferry Crossing. The DRBA also manages corporate and aviation properties through its economic development powers - two airports in New Jersey (Millville Airport and Cape May Airport) and three in Delaware (New Castle Airport, Civil Air Terminal and Delaware Airpark). All DRBA operating revenues are generated through the bridge, ferry and airport facilities. For more information, visit www.drba.net.
PDF of Press Release
2017 Internship Participants Tour the Delaware Memorial Bridge