Friday, April 9, 2010

Bicycle Program Internship (Deadline 4/15/2010)

The Chicago Department of Transportation will be hiring a student intern to assist with our Bicycle Program. Duties include:

  • Conducting field surveys to collect data needed for new bike lane designs;
  • Preparing pavement marking plans;
  • Implementing one or two priority strategies in Chicago’s /Bike 2015 Plan/; and
  • Assisting staff with other tasks.

Students enrolled in an engineering, graduate urban planning, or marketing program will be given preference. Students interested in making bicycling an integral part of daily life in Chicago are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be Chicago residents.

Salary:
  • $8.25/hour – college freshman; 
  • $9.00/hour – sophomore; 
  • $10.00/hour – junior; 
  • $11.00/hour – senior; 
  • $12.00/hour – graduate student.

This internship will be for a 12 – 14 week period beginning in May or early June. Continued part-time internship employment in the fall of 2010 is possible.

Students should e-mail their resume with a cover letter to Rena McGowan, the Chicago Department of Transportation’s Student Intern Coordinator, at rmcgowan@cityofchicago.org  by April 15, 2010.
Reference Bicycling Intern - TC 0404 in the subject line of the e-mail.

*Refer to the full intern job notice at http://www.ChicagoBikes.org , Recent News section, for more information.

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