Delaware River and Bay Authority Announces Internship Program
Opportunities Available in Multiple Career Fields
(New Castle, DE) Today, Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials announced an internship program to provide university and college students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a professional work environment during the summer of 2016. 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.
“The Authority is proud to offer an internship program that offers prospective candidates practical assignments and specific projects in several areas of interest,” said Scott A. Green, Executive Director of 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.”
“The DRBA internship program provides insight into whether that particular career is something the individual wants to pursue,” added Frank Minor, Deputy Executive Director of the DRBA. Minor noted that the internship program is entering its fourth year and more than 50 students from Delaware, New Jersey and many other states have successfully completed internships at the Authority.
Internships are available in the following departments: Airport Operations, Communications, Customer Service, Culinary/Hospitality, Engineering, Executive Administration, Ferry/Marine Operations, Human Resources, Maintenance (Administration), Maintenance (Vocational Fields), Safety & Environmental, and Social Media/Marketing.
Prospective candidates must submit their application/résumé to www.drba.net no later than January 29, 2016. The internship program begins on June 6, 2016. 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.
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