Transportation Planning Interns (Full Time)

  • Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC)
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15219, United States
  • Mar 09, 2017
Internship- Paid Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Environmental Impact Assessment Sustainability

Job Description

Transportation Planning Interns (Full Time)

The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission is the official Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the ten-county region including the City of Pittsburgh and the counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland.

SPC is seeking interns (May-August) for various transportation planning projects including traffic counting, transport modeling, traffic operations studies, freight planning, safety studies, pedestrian and bicycle planning, data collection and related activities. The work environment will vary for different projects.  Most positions will include both indoor and outdoor assignments.  Interns will be assigned to one of five primary project areas depending on their interests and aptitudes:

Interns may be asked to assist with projects outside their primary project areas.  Preferred candidates would be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in Geography, Planning, Civil Engineering or a related field.  Access to a vehicle for in-region travel and a valid driver’s license will be required for some positions.

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Job Level

Intern (Paid)


Government- Local/Regional


Hourly rate is $12.50. Travel will be reimbursed at the federal mileage rate of $0.535/mile.