Delaware River and Bay Authority Announces 2017 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 2017. 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’s internship program offers prospective candidates a great opportunity to learn more about a chosen career path,” said Charlotte Crowell, Chief Human Resource Officer for the DRBA. “Our internships are geared toward individuals who are enthusiastic, energetic, serious about their future, and want to polish their skills. We’re proud of the program that offers interns important and useful real world experience while they make valuable contributions to a unique organization.”
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 fifth year and more than 50 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, Customer Service, Culinary/Hospitality, Engineering, Executive Administration, Human Resources, Maintenance (Administration), Maintenance (Vocational Fields), Safety & Environmental, and Social Media/Marketing.
Prospective candidates must submit their application/résumé at www.drba.net no later than February 24, 2017. The internship program begins on May 30, 2017. Undergraduate students will be paid $12 per hour for a 40-hour work week and graduate program students will be paid $14 per 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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