Candidates may be considered for full- and/or part-time internships. Interns should be available to work at least 20 hours per week (maximum 40) during regular business hours. This recruitment is for internships beginning in both Spring and Summer; Spring candidates may begin either as full-time or as part-time and transition to full-time during the Summer months. Applications for Summer-only candidates are also encouraged, as are those with full-time Summer availability who may wish to transition to part-time in the Fall.
Strong interest in urban transportation planning is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required. Proficiency with ArcGIS, database management, graphic design software, statistical analysis, and/or the Drupal content management system for web sites is desired.
Skills and Abilities
Standard transportation planning principles, methods, and processes; basic research methods, survey design, and database management techniques; ability to interpret data using appropriate planning methods and statistical techniques; familiarity with land use planning methods; strong written and oral communication skills; ability to prepare and present written reports and recommendations.
Additional relevant skills and abilities are also encouraged. These include experience with travel demand modeling, traffic modeling, project funding, and/or civil engineering.
Training and Experience
Prospective interns should have completed at least one semester in a relevant graduate level discipline (e.g. transportation planning, urban planning, civil engineering).