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.
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
Understand the functions of a Planning Department within the public transit industry
Develop new skills related to route, system, and strategic planning
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