Internship Economics
State of Montana - Helena, MT

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Position Title:
Internship Economics

  • Applications must be received by Midnight Mountain Time on the closing date.
Listing Number: 9536-131F

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For more information contact:
State Agency:
Transportation

P.O. Box

Helena , MT
59620

Phone: (406)444-7481

Fax: (406)444-7685

TTY: Montana Relay Service at 711

E-mail: kpotts@mt.gov

  • OR -
Local Montana Job Service Workforce

Position

Number(s):
54138019

Openings:
1

Location(s):
Helena

Job Status:
Full-Time Student Intern

Shift:
Daytime

Date Posted:
1/31/2013

Closing Date:
3/11/2013

Department:
Transportation

Division:
Rail, Transit, and Planning

Bureau:
Band/Grade:
3

State Application Required:
No

Salary:
$13.44

Salary Unit:
Hourly

Additional Salary Information:
Applicant Pool: If another department
vacancy occurs in this job title within six months, the same applicant pool may
be used for the selection.

Special Information:
This is a Summer Internship position and all applicants must be enrolled in a College, University, or Tech School. If applicant is not currently enrolled in a College, University or Tech School the application will not be considered for a position.
Interns do not receive benefits such as paid holidays, medical coverage, earned vacation, or sick leave.
Work schedule will be 40 hours a week during the summer.

Duties:
Primary work will be in the Rail, Air Quality and Studies section conducting economic projections to include oil-boom refinement (both in North Eastern Montana and North Central Montana) and Otter Creek/Tongue River expansion. These projects would use REMI and HEAT economic software to gauge the impact of natural resource development in these areas on transportation related infrastructure and economics. Also, as part of these studies, the intern will research the tax structure of oil and gas development (what if scenarios) to examine the ability to further fund infrastructure improvements in these areas.

Competencies:
Knowledge and skills required for this job will come from college level coursework in Economics, Finance, Rural/Urban Planning, Public Administration, or Business Administration. Specific attributes include; data analysis, research, GIS, organizational skills, technical writing, basic computer software skills.

Education/Experience:
Must be currently enrolled in College, University or Tech School; recent grads (no more than 6 months past graduation) can apply but note that preference will be given to applicants that are currently enrolled. Need to at least be entering Junior year or have completed at least 60 credit hours. If applicant is enrolled in a Tech School (2 year program) the credit minimum is 30 credit hours.
Acceptable majors are: Economics, Finance, Rural/Urban Planning, Public Administration, or Business Administration

Supplemental Questions: None Required

Additional Materials Required:
Cover Letter
Resume
Transcripts

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