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  • www.amtrak.com
  • Washington, DC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1971
  • Self-employed
  • Taxi & Car Services
  • $1 to $5 billion (USD)

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Moving America where it wants to go. Amtrak is a unique American success story because of our more than 20,000 diverse employees who drive the performance needed to make us America’s Railroad. For more than 42 years, Amtrak has launched careers, connected communities, ...
Mission: Our mission is to provide safe transportation in the most efficient way possible, while ensuring that our customers get a consistent, high-quality travel experience.

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Amtrak Reviews

3.7
66%
Recommend to a Friend
65%
Approve of CEO
Kevin H. Winters
Kevin H. Winters
11 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"America's Railroad"

Dec 5, 2022 - Director, Safety and Security

Pros

Fulfilling work and diverse environment

Cons

Frequent reorganizations and competing priorities.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Amtrak

3.9
(271 Reviews)

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at Amtrak?

...Good benefits package and inclusive culture....Read More

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Amtrak Interviews

Experience
Positive57%
Negative22%
Neutral20%
Getting an Interview
Applied online77%
Recruiter7%
Employee Referral7%
Difficulty
2.8
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  1. Trackman Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 months. I interviewed at Amtrak (New York, NY)

    Interview

    Good interview throughout and they ask you questions about yourself. Also helps if your very mechanical and good personality. It also helps if you are a veteran. Also ask what did you do at your last job ?
    Interview

    what did you do in the military ?

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Company Updates

September 22, 2022
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WASHINGTON – Amtrak has more than 4,000 positions available that span a number of disciplines, including project management, finance, technology, onboard services, electrical, customer service and many more. To address this significant demand, Amtrak is hosting hiring events and career fairs to attract new talent, with a concentration in Los Angeles, Seattle, New Orleans, New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, Oakland, Philadelphia, Miami and Wilmington, Del.
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Amtrak Seeks to Fill Over 4,000 New Roles - Amtrak Media
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July 7, 2022
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“If I could boil down my advice. It’s to spend as much intentional time as you can on connecting with people… those connections, what you learn about the business the culture and different available roles is so valuable and one of the main goals you should achieve as an intern.” -Christa Carter, Listen to Christa our Lead Diversity Recruiter talks about the importance of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at Amtrak on the 7th episode of our Amtrak Intern Podcast. #diversity #inclusion #recruitment #intern #university #podcast
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Amtrak Awards & Accolades

  • Forbes 2017 America's Best EmployersForbes2017

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Amtrak FAQ

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What is paid time off like at Amtrak?

...Great medical benefits and time off....

August 22, 2020

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People Also Ask about Amtrak

Employees rate Amtrak 3.7 out of 5 stars based on 1,038 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Amtrak, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Amtrak and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 66% of employees would recommend working at Amtrak to a friend. This is based on 935 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

57% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Amtrak as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.8 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Amtrak.

55% of employees think that Amtrak has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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