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Boston Internship, Fall 2021

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The Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP) is a not-for-profit organization based in New York City with offices in Africa, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico and the United States. ITDP’s programs focus on bus rapid transit (BRT), cycling and walking, travel demand management, parking, and urban revitalization. More information about ITDP can be found at www.itdp.org.

ITDP is seeking an Intern to work in the Boston office on a variety of projects related to work on the program’s BRT initiatives in the Boston area, specifically around MassDOT’s upcoming Bus Network Redesign. The internship will be remote until we safely welcome our staff back to the office. The intern will report to the Boston Program Manager and work closely with all members of the U.S. program team. A computer will be provided during the internship.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct research on sustainable transport best practices and policies, particularly bus priority and bus rapid transit (BRT).
  • Conduct literature reviews and outreach to cities and academics to gather data.
  • Assist the U.S. program in data entry, GIS mapping, creation of surveys and other tasks, as needed.
  • Assist with web and social media updates, as needed.
  • Assist with production of donor communications and grant reporting.
  • Assist with event planning, as needed.
  • Attend meetings with local agencies and stakeholders, as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student with interest or experience in international development, sustainable transportation, urban planning or a related field.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced office and ability to multi-task.
  • Must be enthusiastic and a self-starter.
  • Strong writing and communications skills.
  • Strong internet research skills.
  • Must be organized and detail-oriented.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Database experience.
  • Adobe Design Suite experience.
  • HTML, CMS Platform and GIS experience a plus.
  • Additional language skills a plus.

The internship is available starting September 7th; hours are flexible but must be able to work between 10-15 hours per week. Option to work on-site or remotely but must be available to attend in person events in the Boston area if needed.

Preference for a commitment through the end of December 2021 with a potential option to extend through Spring 2022.

The Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP) is a not-for-profit organization based in New York City with offices in Africa, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico and the United States. ITDP’s programs focus on bus rapid…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 27, 2021
  • End Date
    December 31, 2021
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Stipend / Wage
    A stipend is available of $200 per week for 10 hours and $300 per week for 15 hours.
  • Hours Per Week
    10-15 hours per week

How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to jobs@itdp.org with “Boston Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

ITDP is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran or active military status, alienage or citizenship status, arrest or conviction record, credit history, salary history, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or partnership status, familial status, unemployment status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence or any other status protected by applicable law.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to jobs@itdp.org with “Boston Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

ITDP is proud to be an equal opportunity employer…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
Boston, MA, USA

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