DRBA Seeks Candidates for 2023 Summer Internship Program

December 7, 2022

DRBA Seeks Candidates for 2023 Summer Internship Program

Opportunities Available in Multiple Career Fields

NEW CASTLE, Del. - Today, Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials announced the return of its summer internship program, which provides university and college students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a professional work environment during the summer of 2023.  Encompassing a 10-week summer commitment, the internship is comprised of on-the-job experience, project and leadership development, involvement with senior leaders and cross-functional team experiences.

“The Authority is proud to offer internships to prospective candidates who are seeking to gain real world experience and polish their skills,” said Darryl Anderson, Talent Acquisition Manager for the DRBA.  “Successful candidates will not only learn more about their prospective career path, but also contribute to the success of a unique organization.  In the end, our innovative program will provide insight into whether that particular career is something the individual wants to pursue.”

2022 DRBA interns pictured at Veterans Memorial Park

Anderson noted that participants will work on practical assignments and specific projects in their chosen career field.  Since the program started in 2012, more than 55 students from Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and other neighboring states have successfully completed internships at the bi-state agency.

Internships are available in the following departments:  Communications/Public Relations, Engineering, Executive Administration, Hospitality/Food & Retail, Human Resources, Social Media/Marketing, Airports and Police.   

Prospective candidates must submit their application/résumé at www.drba.net no later than Wednesday, March 1, 2023.   The internship program, which begins on Monday June 5, 2023, concludes on August 11, 2023.  The Authority’s paid internship offers undergraduate students $15/hour while graduate program students are paid $16/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.