Metra Intern-Grant Mgmt & Accounting in Chicago, Illinois

Intern-Grant Mgmt & Accounting

Overview

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Date Posted:

1/23/2019

Posting End Date:

2/28/2019

Location:

Non Unions

City:

Chicago

State:

IL

Country:

United States of America

Category:

Administrative Support(Including Clerical and Sales)

FLSA Status:

NonExempt

Salary Mid Point:


Salary Range:

$12.00


$18.00

Description

The Metra Internship Program provides an opportunity for college sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students to gain practical experience through on-the-job learning. Metra assigns students to projects related to their academic/educational field of study, which complements classroom instruction. The knowledge gained contributes to career development, while the experience provides insight on the wide variety of jobs in the transportation industry.

Reporting to the department of Grant Management and Accounting, the intern will reconcile capital asset data between three databases and review project asset associations. As an intern in the Grant Implementation Department, you will apply classroom knowledge and previous job training to:

  • Assist with monthly reconciliation of capital project’s financial data

  • Prepare capital project’s trends analysis on expenditures

  • Perform analytical review of capital project’s budget

  • Prepare various internal financial related memos

  • Participate in ad-hoc projects as they arise

  • Performs related duties as assigned

Metra is a railroad employer subject to the provisions of the Railroad Retirement Tax Act, not the Social Security Administration.

Requirements

Intern must be currently enrolled as a sophomore, junior, or senior in an undergraduate or graduate program from an accredited institution, studying Computer Science, Engineering, Accounting or a related field.

Must be 18 years or older; able to legally work in the United States; a student in good standing for each semester/quarter during their internship; and available to work between 12 and 20 hours per week for up to one year (optional: 40 hours per week during summer months).

Metra is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender identity, disability, or any protected categories, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.

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