Fellowship Alert: Designing Cities Fellowship @ National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)

April 16, 2013 at 6:06 pm

Start Date: May 2013

Duration: 6-month Fellowship

Salary: $25,000-30,000 /year

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), a non-profit association which represents large cities on transportation issues of local and national importance, seeks a recent graduate in the field of city planning, sustainable transportation, architecture, urban design, or public policy for a six-month paid fellowship. Th


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e fellow will work on both the Cities for Cycling Project and the Designing Cities initiative.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Organize peer-to-peer conference calls for the Cities for Cycling group.
  • Assist with development of the 3rd Edition of the Urban Bikeway Design Guide.
  • Conduct regular and ongoing outreach to cities around the country regarding the Urban Bikeway Design Guide.
  • Help to organize press events and workshops.
  • Collect and write up case studies on sustainable transportation topics.
  • Collect and post news and information about Cities for Cycling and Designing Cities regularly.

The desired candidate is self-motivated with an interest in working directly with city staff around the country on issues of sustainable transportation and major trends in urban planning, design, and policy.


  • Graduate Degree (preferred) or Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Public Policy, Urban Design, Transportation Systems, or Architecture with a demonstrated interest in sustainable transportation.
  • Relevant internship and work experience in sustainable transportation, urban development, and related fields.

Competencies Desired

  • Advanced Computer skills in a Windows environment (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
  • Experience with WordPress, HTML ,and Blog design

Cover Letters and Resumes should be sent to nacto@nacto.org by April 22, 2013

If you are interested in posting a career opportunity on NACTO’s website, please email david@nacto.org.

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