Summary The Planning Division leads a wide variety of innovative transportation planning studies and policy analyses. The Planning Division is currently working on several on-going initiatives including ConnectSF, an interagency partnership update to the City’s long-range transportation plans, and the Treasure Island Mobility Management Program. Our work program also includes projects that study emerging mobility technologies and advance transportation demand management, policy and funding development.
Availability - Interns should be available to work at least 20 hours per week during regular business hours, for at least a 12-week period of time. Preference will be given to applicants who are available for at least 6 months. Please note availability in cover letter.
Minimum Qualifications - Strong interest in urban transportation planning is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required. Proficiency with ArcGIS, database management, graphic design software and/or statistical analysis is desired.
Skills and Abilities - Standard transportation planning principles, methods, and processes; basic research methods, survey design, and database management techniques; ability to interpret data using appropriate planning methods and statistical techniques; familiarity with land use planning methods; strong written and oral communication skills; ability to prepare and present written reports and recommendations. Additional relevant skills and abilities are also encouraged. These include experience with travel demand modeling, traffic modeling, project funding, and/or civil engineering.
Training and Experience - Prospective interns should have at least completed a bachelor’s degree. Preferred candidates will have completed at least one semester in a relevant master’s degree program (e.g. transportation planning, urban planning, civil engineering). Candidates with only a bachelor’s degree will be considered if they have transportation planning experience.
Compensation Range - Compensation commensurate with experience
Please submit a resume and cover letter (indicating where you saw this job posted, the earliest date you can start, and the number of hours a week (minimum 20) you are available via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit sfcta.org/employment-opportunities-sfcta
We are An Equal Opportunity Employer
We believe diversity and inclusion strengthen our work, and we strive to ensure our staff represents the communities we serve.
About San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Created in 1989, the Authority is responsible for long-range transportation planning for the city, and it analyzes, designs and funds improvements for San Francisco's roadway and public transportation networks.