Investment Areas Planning Intern
SALARY: $16.00 /Hour
OPENING DATE: 04/24/17
CLOSING DATE: 05/08/17 05:00 PM
Two internships are available. Duration: June through October 2017. Schedule: 20-40 hours/week; primarily weekday, daytime hours; possibly including some evenings or weekends. Maximum 600 hours.
The purpose of this internship is to provide a learning opportunity for students and recent graduates while providing transportation and land use planning support during the environmental review process for both the Southwest Corridor Light Rail Project and the Powell-Division Transit and Development Project. The intern will work closely with planning and public involvement staff assigned to the two projects. The intern will gain an understanding of the environmental review process for transit projects, as well as research, analysis, writing, graphic design and public outreach skills.
At Metro, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.
1) Electronic application, 2) answer to supplemental questions, 3) resume, 4) cover letter, 5) writing sample and 6) a visual work sample (such as a map, chart or diagram).
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
The intern will work with planners on the following:
The ideal candidate is someone who is enthusiastic, dedicated, and eager to learn more about the planning field. This position is open to graduate students or recent graduates seeking work experience in the field of planning. Candidates should have a bachelor's or master's degree in planning, urban design, public administration, geography or a related field.
Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities include:
To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oregonmetro
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