About Metra

Metra is the commuter rail division of the Regional Transportation Authority of the Chicago metropolitan area. Metropolitan Rail Corporation or Metra operates 241 stations on 11 different rail lines. Throughout the 21st century, it has been at least the fourth busiest commuter rail system in the United States by ridership. Ridership was up 1.3% in 2014, offering 83.4 million passenger rides. The busiest day for Metra ridership occurred Friday, June 11, 2010, with over 429,000 passengers, this was the day of the Chicago Blackhawks 2010 Stanley Cup victory rally.

Metra Rail is looking to fill internships and other positions currently open at Metra. To apply please visit:


Strategic and capital planning intern

June 2021 Chicago, IL
“I was able to set my own schedule and work up to 40 hours during the summer. If you plan to keep working in the railroads the retirement plan is fantastic. And there’s the ability to switch departments and attend events for interns”

Tech support associate

June 2019 Chicago, IL
“My coworkers made work really enjoyable”
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