• Transportation Planning Intern

    Job ID
    2018-1284
    Category
    Planning & Scheduling
    Type
    Intern (Part Time)
    Starting Pay Range
    $13-$15/hour
  • Basic Purpose

    PSTA is seeking a highly organized, independent, and motivated intern with strong communication skills to work within a collaborative team environment on the development of thoughtful and technically sound plans and projects.  The Intern will provide support in the development, analysis, implementation, and community engagement of PSTA’s transit planning and innovative initiatives. 

     

    This internship will last approximately 8 to 12 weeks and pay $14.00 - $15.00 per hour, for up to a maximum of 29 hours per week.

    Essential Functions

    Under the direction of our Director of Planning, this Intern will:

    Assist with data collection activities and data analysis

     

    Prepare brief memos explaining methodology and findings

     

    Create, analyze, and display data in engaging and user-friendly maps and graphics

     

    Update individual route maps to new standard

     

    Assist with development of a tracking system for sustainability program initiatives

     

    Conduct research to assist senior staff of projects and in policy development

     

    Assist with the preparation of presentations and other community outreach activities

     

    Other duties as assigned

     

    Learning Objectives:

    Understand the functions of a Planning Department within the public transit industry

     

    Develop new skills related to route, system, and strategic planning

    Minimum Qualifications

    Must be a full-time current Bachelor’s or Master’s degree student, or recent graduate (within previous 12 months)

     

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree in progress in Urban Planning, Public Administration,  Geography, or similar.  Preference given to Master’s Degree candidates.

     

    Experience: Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe products including Illustrator and InDesign, and GIS is strongly preferred.

     

    Must possess or obtain and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license.

     

    PSTA IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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