High School Intern - Transportation Research Board
** This is a temporary position from Mid July through August 24, 2018. **
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is one of seven major programs of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The mission of the Transportation Research Board is to increase the benefits that transportation contributes to society by providing leadership in transportation innovation and progress through research and information exchange, conducted within a setting that is objective, interdisciplinary, and multimodal.
The Cooperative Research Programs Division (CRP) of the TRB administers a number of major research programs sponsored by other organizations.
Under immediate direction, the High School Intern performs a variety of tasks that focus on providing learning opportunities and exposure to a wide range of activities. Duties may range from special projects directed toward particular objectives or duties typical of the organization that supplement existing department operations such as quick response task of inventorying, storing and discarding old research reports.
Duties may also include:
1. Performing administrative tasks such as copying, filing, compiling and coordinating mailings, and creating, maintaining, and updating records, databases, and files
2. Assisting with preparations for meetings,
3. Other related duties as assigned.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to follow directions. Good interpersonal skills with an ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees.
Any qualification to be considered equivalent, in lieu of stated minimum, requires the prior approval of the Office of Human Resources.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Some functions in this description may be specific to a particular unit of the National Academies and not applicable to other units.