This job is designed to provide students with paid professional experience to further their education and training and is academically oriented for the student’s benefit. To qualify students must be enrolled in an accredited school program related to the type of work they are expected to perform. Positions will terminate upon completion of the internship period. Incumbents may deal with confidential information, which is expected to be maintained as confidential and shared only on a need-to-know basis with city employees and elsewhere when authorized by the intern’s city supervisor.
The Salt Lake City Transportation Division is responsible for planning, designing, implementation the City’s master plans and initiatives, and provides safety education and encouragement aspects of promoting multi-modal transportation choices as healthy, economical and environmentally-preferable.
We are seeking a passionate intern for the months of mid-January through June 2019 to help organize and lead our spring and summer public outreach initiatives. Additionally, intern will be supporting staff in the implementation of Salt Lake City’s Transit Master Plan.
+ Working in a multi-disciplinary team setting and representing the Transportation Division.
+ Developing outreach materials explaining transportation projects as assigned. Connecting with business owners, residents, property owners, and others along the corridor/neighborhood to explain the operations and considerations of new facilities.
+ Collects data and reviews research materials, determines accuracy and validity of sources and appropriateness for use.
+ Designs, develops, and conducts a variety of research projects; determines appropriate methodologies, information sources, sampling strategies, and data-collection tools, etc.
+ Performs research activities by utilizing computer software to obtain and manipulate data.
+ Assisting in general or project-specific public outreach including outreach booths / tables, public meetings, door-to-door flyers, and web-based information and surveys.
+ Working with neighborhood and community groups.
+ Other tasks as assigned.
+ Two years of undergraduate education (junior or senior status) preferred. This internship does not require concurrent enrollment if the student is in good standing with the educational institution.
+ College credit may be available based on the requirements of your school.
+ Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
+ Graphic design or communications, to develop visually attractive materials focused on specific projects. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite desired.
+ Geographic Information Systems (GIS) including mapping and simple data editing.
+ Research of a non-academic nature – gathering information from the public sector, the general public, etc.
+ Spanish-language proficient.
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DepartmentCOMMUNITY AND NEIGHBORHOODS
Minimum SalaryUSD $11.00/Hr.
Maximum SalaryUSD $11.00/Hr.
Post End Date1/30/2019
LocationUS-UT-Salt Lake City