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Spring 2016 Internship Opportunity with – NJ TRANSIT Bus Service Planning

Spring 2016 Internship Opportunity with – NJ TRANSIT Bus Service Planning

Primary Tasks:

Under the direction of NJ TRANSIT’s Director of Bus Service Planning and under the direction of Principal & Senior Service Planners within the Bus Service Planning unit, the intern will be responsible for performing various tasks associated with the service planning process pertaining to public bus routes and services in Northern New Jersey.

  • Review passenger and/or operating data and learn how to property identify service issues affecting bus routes in Northern New Jersey.
  • Outline data collection needs for the resolution of specific bus service problems.
  • Develop specific service proposals for quarterly bus service changes to remedy problems or improve service quality and develop bus operation plans with appropriate levels of supporting data.
  • Conduct tasks necessary for the timely implementation of bus service changes including the preparation of information packages (public timetables & customer notices) for internal and external communication.

Requirements & knowledge: Full or part time enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program with a focus on any of the following fields of study: transportation, planning, engineering, economics, finance or accounting or related. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent required.

Work Locations: NJT Headquarters, 1 Penn Plaza, Newark, New Jersey

Work Hours: up to 16 work hours per week available either as full days or partial days.

Duration of Internship: Commencing late January 2016/early February thru mid-May 2016

Compensation: Internships are paid a rate of $18.00/hr. to $20.00/hr. based upon academic credentials

To apply, submit a cover letter highlighting areas of specific learning/career interest along with a resume including daytime contact information (please include e-mail address and contact phone number) to:

Mr. James M. Gilligan, Director Bus Service Planning
1 Penn Plaza East – 4th Floor
Newark, NJ 07105-2246
Via e-mail to:

Or to:

Mr. Brian Siegel, Senior Planner
1 Penn Plaza East – 4th Floor
Newark, NJ 07105-2246
Via e-mail to:

Application deadline: December 15, 2015

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