Internship Alert: Part-Time, PAID Transportation Planning Intern – Central Maryland Regional Transit @ Laurel, MD

August 22, 2013 at 6:03 pm


NOTE: There is also a paid transit marketing internship that pays about $10- $12/hr.  Click here to learn more.

CMRT Transit HomeCentral Maryland Regional Transit Agency seeks one paid Transportation Planning Intern to support their Planning Department in the ongoing performance analysis and development of a multi-jurisdictional public transit bus service which extends throughout the Central Maryland region.   This position is a learning opportunity for an individual seeking to grow their knowledge of planning and data analysis in the public transportation industry.

The Intern will assist the Planning Department in building relationships with partner organizations, conducting research, maintaining its transit database, and preparing presentations and other materials.

Candidates should possess excellent written and verbal skills and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Access, Excel and Word. In addition, a working knowledge of ArcGIS is required.

Aside from working with the Planning Department, the Intern will also work closely with the agency’s marketing program serving as a community transportation advocate promoting accessible and affordable transportation options. This may include attending functions, seminars, events, fairs, etc. to communicate directly with end-users to gather data and receive feedback on the progress of transportation in the CMRT service area.

Ideally, candidates should be enrolled at an accredited educational institution and should have had or be currently enrolled in coursework related to Urban and Regional Planning, and/or Transportation Planning and have a desire to learn about the transit industry.

To express interest in this opportunity email cover letter, resume and/or portfolio to HR@cmrtransit.org or by mail to CMRT HR, 312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 1000, Laurel MD 20707.  CMRT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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