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Seattle Internship Alert: Nelson\Nygaard – Intern (Transportation Planning)

Transportation Planning Intern

Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates (N\N) seeks a highly organized, independent and motivated Intern for its Seattle office. This is an outstanding opportunity for the right person to become involved in N\N’s practice, which is focused on multi-modal transportation planning for livable communities. N\N’s work emphasizes creative, innovative transit/transportation planning and community involvement, often within a wider set of goals such as economic development and reduced dependence on the private automobile.  The emphasis of the work will be in transit planning.

Nelson\Nygaard is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Responsibilities

The Transportation Planning Intern is expected to:

  •  Assist with data collection activities and analysis in the office and/or field
  • Collect, enter, tabulate and analyze demographic and performance data
  • Prepare brief memos explaining methodology and findings
  • Assist with the preparation of Existing Conditions Reports
  • Conduct research as needed to assist senior staff on projects
  • Assist with community outreach activities

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have completed a BA/BS in Urban or Transportation Planning or a related field.  Candidates in their last year of study in an undergraduate or graduate planning program will also be considered.  Solid experience with MS Office, Adobe Illustrator and GIS is preferred. Above all, we are looking for someone who has a passion for public transit and is interested in making transit better for our clients and their constituents.

Internship Duration

Ideally, the internship would last from 6 to 12 months, and possibly lead to a permanent Associate Planner position at Nelson\Nygaard.

Salary and Benefits

Hours are flexible up to full time.  Interns are paid $18/hour.

Submissions

To apply, please combine your cover letter and resume into a single PDF with the filename format “Firstname Lastname – Seattle Transit Planning Intern.pdf” and send via email to jobs@nelsonnygaard.com

No phone calls, please.

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