Metra Intern-Safety & Environ Complnc (2 Positions -Tech Writer) in Chicago, Illinois

Intern-Safety & Environ Complnc (2 Positions -Tech Writer)


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United States of America


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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.

Under the supervision of the department's senior leadership, interns will:

  • (One or both interns) will assist with technical writing related policies and communications.

  • conduct on-site and field data gathering

  • Implement corrective actions in medium to high risk safety trends and deficiencies

  • Support the staff in data management, research, analytics, training, and reporting

  • other duties as assigned in relation to safety and environmental compliance

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


The Intern must be currently enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior in an undergraduate program or in a graduate program from an accredited institution. Students majoring in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Emergency Management, Transportation or related discipline strongly preferred. Experience conducting training sessions in classroom and field environments for a variety of audiences is a plus.

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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