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  • Asha Agrawal
    ... Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Congestion Management Agency Student Interns ? Planning and Development December 2008 Santa Clara VTA is
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      Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
      Congestion Management Agency

      Student Interns ? Planning and Development
      December 2008

      Santa Clara VTA is seeking two (2) student interns in VTA?s Congestion
      Management Agency. These positions offer the opportunity to gain
      transportation and land use planning experience. The positions offer a
      student the opportunity to improve not only analytical and technical
      abilities, but also verbal and written communication skills. Beginning in
      early 2009, the student interns may participate in several planning
      initiatives, including VTA?s Community Design & Transportation Program,
      Development Review Program, Joint Development Program, and Bicycle
      Program. The student interns 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, transportation systems
      and operations, and highway/roadway planning.

      Typical Tasks:

      ? Gathers and analyzes statistical data;
      ? Researches planning literature to support studies and projects;
      ? Assists in the preparation of plans, maps, graphs, and
      presentation materials;
      ? Assists with planning studies or field surveys as a team member;
      ? Prepares technical reports under the supervision of professional
      planners;
      ? Performs 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 (MS-Word, Excel and
      PowerPoint), sound problem-solving techniques, ability to reason
      logically, and ability to establish and maintain cooperative working
      relationships with others. Experience with GIS, graphics software, and/or
      web design is desirable.

      This is a paid internship at $15 per hour but does not include any other
      benefits. Work hours are flexible around school schedule, and the term of
      the internship is flexible, up to one year. The successful applicant must
      have a valid California driver?s license.

      For immediate consideration, submit resume and cover letter to: Ms.
      Mitsuno Baurmeister, VTA internship program coordinator, at
      Mitsuno.Baurmeister@.... No phone calls, please.

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