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Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Congestion Management Agency
Student Intern - Transit Planning
Duties and Responsibilities
This student intern position in the
Transit Planning Department of VTA’s Congestion Management Agency offers
the opportunity to gain transit and transportation planning experience.
The position offers a student the opportunity to improve not only
analytical and technical abilities, but also verbal and written communication
skills. Throughout the remaining of this year, the student intern will
participate in several planning initiatives, including Bus Rapid Transit,
Light Rail System Analysis, and Palo Alto Intermodal Transit Center Study.
The student intern may be called upon to assist in data collection,
report reviews or other investigations related to other work groups within
the Congestion Management Agency. These other programs or efforts
include: transportation demand modeling, pedestrian and bicycle program,
transportation systems and operations, and highway/roadway planning.
and analyzes statistical data;
planning literature to support studies and projects;
in the preparation of plans, maps, graphs, and presentation materials;
with planning studies or surveys as a team member;
technical reports under the supervision of professional planners;
related duties as required.
Qualifications: Interest in a career
in Transportation or Planning and enrolled in a related undergraduate or
graduate degree program. Knowledge of principles, theory and practices
of Transportation Planning or Urban Planning required. Ideal candidate
will possess effective oral and written communication skills, good computer
skills, ability to reason logically, sound problem-solving techniques,
and ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
This is a paid internship at $15 per
hour but does not include any other benefits. Work hours are flexible
around school schedule. The successful applicant must have a valid California
For immediate consideration, submit
resume and cover letter to: Ms. Mitsuno Baurmeister, VTA internship program
coordinator, at Mitsuno.Baurmeister@....