We are currently accepting applications for our Planning Division internship program. Please submit your application by Friday, October 6, 2017 for assured consideration.
The Authority’s Planning Division leads a wide variety of innovative transportation planning studies and policy analyses. The Planning staff is currently working on several on-going initiatives including ConnectSF, an update to the City’s long-range transportation plan program, and the Treasure Island Mobility Management Program. Our work program also includes projects that study the future use of the transit and freeway networks in San Francisco as they relate to growth in the city, and projects that advance transportation demand management, policy and funding development.
Availability 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 the Fall and Winter.
Minimum Qualifications 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).
Please submit a resume and cover letter (indicating where you saw this job posted, the earliest date you can start, and the number of hours a week you are available) via email (email@example.com) or mail: San Francisco County Transportation Authority Attn: Human Resources (Planning Internship) 1455 Market St., 22nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94103
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