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MPO/Planning Intern

City of Janesville

Location: Janesville, WI
Type: Internship
Posted: 01/03/2019
Deadline to Apply: 02/03/2019
Payrate: $14.00/hr

Job Summary:

The Janesville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) seeks an intern to assist with a variety of transportation projects and plans, including a trail user survey, a parking study of Downtown Janesville, and a variety of other transportation and planning-related projects as assigned.

Duties:

  • Research and collect data and prepare related charts, graphs and maps related to projects using ESRI’s mapping software, or other software provided by the City of Janesville.
  • Assist in organizing and preparing professional and technical studies and analyses.
  • Work collaboratively with City staff and be able to communicate with members of the public.
  • Develop accurate and appealing graphics, and be able to interpret data and communicate findings to a variety of audiences.
  • Perform other work duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Graduate student in urban planning program or related field preferred.
  • Valid state-issued driver’s license is required.

Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of statistical methods,

Skill in: 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Skilled in Microsoft and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, judgement and problem solving skills.

Ability to:

  • Ability to work independently

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