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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

UNPAID TRANSPORTATION PLANNING INTERN ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION AND SAFETY SECTION

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) is seeking an Intern for the Transportation Department to assist with planning and research for the Active Transportation and Safety Section. Applicants will gain a clear understanding of regional transportation planning and its principles, practices, and techniques.
 
Assignments may include site specific projects or policy issues primarily in pedestrian, bicycle, transit, safety, and ITS planning. The ideal candidate should be able to conduct independent research and provide benchmarking and best practices reports.
 
This position requires strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and organizational skills. Working knowledge of databases, word-processing and spreadsheet software is essential. Office 2007 experience is preferred. Good statistical analytical abilities are required with familiarity with SPSS a plus. Experience with ArcGIS, SketchUp, and Access software is helpful. This is a team oriented position, although the applicant must possess the ability to work independently. A strong work ethic and excellent interpersonal skills are a must.
 
Applicant must be currently enrolled in a college or university. Fields related to City and Regional Planning, Transportation, Urban Planning, Geography or Economics are preferred. An interest in pedestrian planning, bicycle planning, or transit planning is preferred.
 
Start date would be April 2010. Interns typically volunteer up to 20 hours per week.
 
MORPC is an EOE/AAP employer. Submit resume to: MORPC, 111 Liberty St., Suite 100, Columbus, OH  43215, Attn: T-01-10.  For immediate consideration e-mail resume to dmurphy@morpc.org.

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