posted on October 28, 2019 14:23
Delaware River and Bay Authority Offers Summer Internships
Opportunities Available in Multiple Career Fields
NEW CASTLE, Del. - Today, Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials announced the return of its internship program, which provides university and college students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a professional work environment during the summer of 2020. Encompassing a 10-week summer commitment, the internship is comprised of on-the-job experience, project and leadership development, involvement with senior leaders and cross-functional team experiences.
“We’re excited to offer our innovative program for the ninth consecutive year,” said Darryl Anderson, Talent Acquisition Manager for the DRBA. “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. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about a prospective career path while working and contributing to such a unique organization.”
Anderson noted that participants will work on practical assignments and specific projects in their chosen career field. Since the program started in 2012, more than 50 students from Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and many other states have successfully completed internships at the bi-state agency.
Internships are available in the following departments: Communications/Public Relations, Engineering, Culinary/Hospitality, Human Resources, Maintenance and Social Media/Marketing.
Prospective candidates must submit their application/résumé at www.drba.net no later than Friday, January 31, 2020. The internship program begins on Monday, June 1, 2020 and ends on Friday, August 7, 2020. The Authority’s paid internship offers undergraduate students $12/hour while graduate program students are paid $14/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.
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