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Summer Intern - Treasury Department


The Port Authority offers 12-week paid summer internships to students that provide the opportunity to work with knowledgeable and experienced professionals on assignments critical to operating, maintaining, and expanding the transportation infrastructure for one of the greatest economies in the world. 

Assignments include hands-on projects to cultivate technical, writing, communication and team-building skills. The diversity of our businesses creates a variety of opportunities for students to gain exposure to the work of a first-class public agency.

The Treasury Department is looking for a summer intern to join their team! Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Audit and revise account contact information.
Assist in the administration and collection process for itinerant landings.
Assist the collection staff in preparing necessary documentation and correspondence.
Assist CCAR Manager in preparation of special projects on an as needed basis.
About the Treasury Department:

Develops and implements the agency's credit policy
Evaluates the financial condition of prospective tenants, contractors, and vendors
Provides recommendations on appropriate security deposits and performance bonds prior to the Port Authority or its subsidiaries entering into agreements
Manages the agency's accounts receivable system and accounts receivable collections

Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate program for the upcoming Fall 2020 school semester.
We are seeking interns who are talented, driven and who have a genuine interest in contributing to the success of the New York/New Jersey region. 
We welcome applications from a diverse range of University disciplines and concentrations. 
Successful candidates will be self-starters with excellent communication, research and applicable technical skills.

Accounting course work. 
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel. 
Hihh attention to detail & the ability to multi-task.
Excellent oral, interpersonal and organization skills.
About the Program

Interns have the opportunity to support their departments with critical projects such as analyzing regional demand data for our airports, conducting interview assessments, development of our annual budget, designing sustainability initiatives, and developing operational plans for retail development. 
On the job, learning is supported by networking sessions with senior management, intern meet and greets and facility tours; broadening your understanding of the agency.
How To Apply

To apply, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button.
Please be sure to complete all steps of the application process and click Submit at the end. 
Applicants will receive a generated confirmation email upon application completion.

To be considered for the position you must respond to the essay question below. 
All applicants must answer all prompted questions and essay.
Please upload your response and resume as one document in the section of the online. application that prompts you to upload your resume.
Your essay response cannot exceed 150 words. 
Applications that do not include a resume and essay response will be considered incomplete and will not be moved forward in the selection process.

Essay Question: Why do you want to work as a Summer Intern for the Port Authority of NY & NJ?

The application deadline is January 24, 2020; 11:59 p.m. EST. You will not be able to apply after this date.

Recruitment Timeline: 

Interview Process: The hiring department/unit conducts interviews in late January and the process will continue until offers are made to selected candidates (February-May).
Program Start Date: The Summer Internship Program is slated to begin May 28, 2020 and runs until mid-August. 
The Selection Process:

Please note that more than one department may contact students to interview. 
Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
Interns are selected based on academic achievement, analytical and communication skills, and work experience.