Planning & Advocacy Internship Summer 2015 - Spring 2016

The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is looking for an intern interested in applying transportation planning knowledge to community organizing for bicycle network improvements.

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The intern will report directly to the Executive Director, and will also work with the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition (ABC) staff.

Duties and responsibilities:  

  • Assist in developing advocacy campaigns for bike infrastructure
  • Update Atlanta Bicycle Coalition's bicycle suitability map using GIS and design software
  • Support Advocacy Bootcamp trainings
  • Attend public meetings on behalf of the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition upon request of the Executive Director
  • Provide visuals for potential bike infrastructure projects and campaigns

Qualifications:

  • Students applying for this internship should be studying City Planning (transportation planning specializations preferred), but Transportation Engineering students will also be considered
  • Applicants must have a solid understanding or current coursework in GIS/mapping
  • Applicants should be comfortable with public speaking in front of small groups
  • Must be extremely organized and detail oriented.
  • Must have excellent time management skills and flexibility.
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as take direction.
  • Must have access to design and GIS software.
  • Interest in bicycling or urban planning preferred.

Duration: Summer semester 2015 - indefinite

Hours: 5-10 hours per week. May work remotely, but expected to be in the office at least one day a week.

Compensation: $100/month transportation stipend. Intern may be eligible for college credit.

Perks: Free ABC tshirt & cycling cap, free entry to any paid ABC events, and one year membership.

How to apply: Send resume and cover letter to rebecca@atlantabike.org with subject line “planning intern 2015” by June 30.


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