The Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC) prepares transportation plans and programs as the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Salt Lake and Ogden-Layton Urbanized Areas. The WFRC has the following internship position available for the winter-spring 2017.
Job Title: GIS and Data Analysis Intern
Supervisor: Matthew Silski
Description: Gather and analyze data relating to active transportation, including bicycle and pedestrian counts and sidewalk inventory. Assist in creating maps, both printed and online. Other duties may include cleaning, organizing and analyzing transportation, traffic, land use, and demographic data for use in our forecasting models. These models include the regional Travel Demand Model and the Real Estate Market Model.
Timing: January – June, 2017
Qualifications: College student with interest and ability in urban planning, geography and/ or demographics. Coursework/ experience in GIS is required. Experience/ coursework in statistics, economics and programming is a plus.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a letter of interest and a resume to Ned Hacker, Director of Operations, Wasatch Front Regional Council by email at firstname.lastname@example.org not later than Wednesday, November 9, 2016. If you have questions, you may also call him at (801) 363-4230 x 1120.