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Transportation Planning Intern


Transportation Planning Intern Position Available in2018


Start yourcareer at Arup, an independent engineering and consulting firm of 14,000 peoplein 42 countries around the world. Founded in 1946, we are the creative force atthe heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the builtenvironment, including the Sydney Opera House, the London Eye, and the BeijingNational Stadium (aka the Bird's Nest). Current North American projects includeFulton Street Transit Center in NYC, California High-Speed Rail, 2015 Pan AmGames stadiums in Toronto, and the Las Vegas Observation Wheel.


Duringyour internship at Arup, you’ll have the chance to work with some of the mosthighly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You’ll also get theopportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering qualitywork that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and theenvironment


As a Transportation Planning Intern, you will learn and apply thefollowing:

·    Conducting background research on specific locations, strategies or policies

·    Datacollection and analysis

·    Use ofspecialist software packages

·    Completing and documenting technical analyses

·    Reportwriting

·    Attending team, consultant and client meetings

·    Workingwith people from other disciplines to gain knowledge on new subjects.



·    Proveninterest in the fields of transportation engineering and planning

·    Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher in civilengineering, transportation engineering, transportation planning, or similar

·    A degreein a relevant analytical discipline

·    Coursework in traffice engineering, capacity analysis, and/or transportationmodeling

·    Relevantintern and/or research experience

·    Strongtechnical and analytical skills with an ability to demonstrate attention todetail

·    Goodtime-management habits, ability to multi-task, ability to sustain focus on longtasks

·    Abilityto communicate thoughts and ideas in an accessible way

·    Attitudeof taking initiative, enthusiasm, eagerness to learn, teamwork, creativity.



·     Mastersdegree in Transportation Planning or related

·    Membership in at least one relevant professional organization

·    Significant thesis, class project or studio work related to urbantransportation planning, transportation engineering analysis, and/ortransportation land use interface

·    Internship with transportation consulting firm or major transportation agency

·    Evidenceof past internship or extracurricular activity in the field

·    Experience with one or more of thefollowing: Synchro+SimTraffic, Aimsun, Vissim, Paramics, Vistro, SIDRA, and HCS

·    Experience with another analytical or design tools (e.g., ArcGIS, TransCAD,SketchUp, Illustrator, AutoCAD, Microstation, AutoTurn/AutoTrack, SPSS, Arena,etc.)

·    EIT Certification

·    Provenability to perform in a paid work environment with intermittent supervision

·    Pasthistory of presentations and technical writing

·    Evidenceof personal investment in academic or extracurricular field.


Arup isproud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job Number: SAN00009V
Category: Transportation Planning
San Francisco, California

Date Posted: Jan. 12, 2018
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