No Experience Transport Planning Intern Jobs – Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP Africa)

 

Job Title:    Transport Planning Intern

Organisation: Institute
for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP Africa)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Since our founding
in 1985, Institute for Transportation & Development Policy has grown from a
small band of cycling activists to a leading organization in the fight to curb
climate change, and transform our streets for a better quality of life in our
cities. Through high quality public transport, safe and pleasant spaces for
walking & cycling, a focus on transit-oriented development, and
progressive, people-centered policies, cities are able to provide more
equitable access to economic opportunity, community, and culture for everyone,
including women, children, and the elderly.

 

Job Summary:  The Transport Planning Intern will provide
support to the country Manager in Uganda over a three- to six-month period
beginning in January 2021 in the form of field surveys, data analysis, mapping,
and report preparation. Potential project areas will include BRT, complete
streets, parking management, and urban development, and public transport studies.
The specific focus area can be tailored to the interests of the Intern. The
Transport Planning Intern will be based in Kampala and will report to the
Uganda Country Manager.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Design
and carry out transport surveys.

·       
Collect,
process, and analyse transport data.

·       
Assist
with mapping and setup of transport models.

·       
Preparation
of conceptual designs for walking and cycling facilities and BRT corridors.

·       
Prepare
project reports.

·       
Other
duties as assigned.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant should be a current undergraduate or graduate student with an
interest in sustainable transport.

·       
Familiarity
with transport planning, including survey design and management; demand
analysis; and network planning.

·       
Experience
in street design and drafting using AutoCAD, spatial analysis using GIS
software, and data analysis using Excel and Acess required.

·       
Familiarity
with the Adobe suite preferred.

·       
Excellent
writing skills in English.

·       
Strong
commitment to advancing ITDP’s mission and to environmental and social justice.

·       
Excellent
research and analytical skills; enjoy working with numbers!

·       
Ability
to communicate well, make powerful presentations.

·       
Ability
to manage multiple priorities and projects, even when under pressure.

·       
Ability
to maintain high standards while contributing pragmatic ideas.

·       
Availability
to travel frequently.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are
encouraged to identify external funding sources. Please send to africa-jobs@itdp.org
with an updated resume, samples of written and visual work, and an idea for
improving the bus system in your city

 

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