Transportation Planning Intern
Arup - United States

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Transportation Planning Internship available in Summer 2013

Intern at Arup, a top-listed engineering firm in the Building Design & Construction Magazine’s “Best AEC Firms to Work For” . . . As an intern you’ll receive:
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Substantial Engineering Work Assignments
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A Training Plan for Accelerated Professional Growth
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Work Opportunities That Acknowledge Ability, Not Seat-Time
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Full Membership in a Global Network of Experts
As part of our global engineering and design firm, you’ll have the chance to work side by side with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You’ll also get the opportunity to contribute to exciting and significant projects and deliver quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment.
Perhaps that’s why 90% of staff know that their own work has a positive impact on the success of the firm, why 70% of our projects are repeat business (often with world-class architects) and why Arup consistently remains in the Engineering News Record Rankings of the “Top 25 International Design Firms to Work For”.
We look for talented individuals who exhibit exceptional technical skill and also have personal characteristics that will help to propagate the long term Arup values of:
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Quality of Work
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Holistic Approach
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Humane Organization
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Straight and Honorable Dealings
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Social Usefulness
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Reasonable Prosperity of Members

As a Transportation Planning Intern, you will learn and apply the following:
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Conducting background research on specific locations, strategies or policies
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Data collection and analysis
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Completing and documenting technical analyses
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Report writing
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Attending team, consultant and client meetings
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Working with people from other disciplines to gain knowledge on new subjects.
Necessary:
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Workings towards a Bachelor Degree in Urban Planning or Civil Engineering with a concentration in transportation
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Coursework in transportation planning and/or engineering
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Relevant intern and/or research experience
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Proven interest in the field of transportation planning
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Good time management habits, ability to multi-task, ability to sustain focus on long tasks
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Ability to communicate thoughts and ideas in an accessible way
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Attitude of taking initiative, enthusiasm, eagerness to learn, teamwork, creativity.
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3.5 GPA or higher, working towards a Master’s or Dual Master’s degree, membership in at least one relevant professional organization
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Significant thesis, class project or studio work related to urban transportation planning, transportation engineering analysis, sustainability, and or transportation land use interface
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Internship with transportation consulting firm or major transportation agency
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Evidence of past internship or extracurricular activity in the field
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Proven ability to perform in a paid work environment with intermittent supervision
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Past history of presentations and technical writing
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Evidence of personal investment in academic or extracurricular field.

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