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Stantec Transportation Planning Intern/Co-op (Summer 2024) in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Transportation Planning Intern/Co-op (Summer 2024) - ( 240000IN )


Join Stantec’s growing Urban Places Mobility Group to help us create the bicycle, walking, transit, and emerging mobility networks that serve the most livable, prosperous, sustainable, resilient, and equitable urban and urbanizing places in North America. We are an interdisciplinary, cross-continental team of leading transportation planners building a boutique practice with the full complement of the resources of a global consulting firm.

Housed within Stantec’s “Urban Places” initiative, we work closely with our architecture, planning, transit, engineering, environmental, landscape architecture, real estate development, smart city, transportation, and other colleagues across the firm. Our work helps a diverse range of public and private clients realize the full range of benefits that flow from dense, walkable downtowns, neighborhoods, and corridors. Driven by data, and innovation, and grounded in real-world applications, our plans inspire people. Our Mobility Group team helps define and create the places, networks, and infrastructure that connect people to prosperity, and to each other. The opportunities within a large company like Stantec are boundless, and we are excited to continue growing our Mobility Group with the right candidate.

Your Opportunity

Stantec's Community Development group has an opportunity for a highly motivated Transportation Planning Intern/Co-op to join their team in Boston, MA.

As an Intern, you will support our 15-person team, performing a variety of tasks which may include mapping, document and presentation creation, and fieldwork. The projects that an intern/Co-op may be assigned to may be broad, varied, and diverse in scope.

From local to national projects related to parking, transportation demand management, transit, transportation master plans, and private development, our project list is broad. This is a terrific opportunity for a student to support a few exciting local and national projects.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Support a project team in the development of maps, presentations, graphics, and reports, for relevant project elements.

  • Perform transportation-related analyses within programs such as Microsoft Excel and ArcGIS

  • Research parking, transit, and multimodal issues and trends for project work

  • Assist team with administrative and organizational work, including researching new opportunities

  • Attend meetings by phone and in person and take notes, including translating those to client-ready products such as meeting minutes

  • Tasks will require proficiency in some or all of the following: ArcGIS, the Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop), and the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Enthusiastic and motivated to learn and develop technical skills related to transportation planning

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Experience with the production of planning reports and documents

  • Additional experience with graphics (Illustrator, InDesign) and mapping/database analysis using ArcGIS programs

  • The ability to work in downtown Boston

Education and Experience

In progress toward earning a Bachelor's degree (minimum) or in a Graduate program in Transportation Planning, Transportation Engineering, Urban Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or a related field.

Please include the following additional REQUIRED application materials:

  • Resume

  • A cover letter in PDF format indicating your background, interests, and goals in the field of Transportation. Please describe a problem you solved and how you solved it. Include any other relevant information you believe will help us make an informed decision regarding your selection to the internship program.

Typical office environment working with computers and working at a desk for long periods. Some travel may be required, such as delivering plans or documents to reviewing agencies or clients or attending meetings. May occasionally visit study areas, and construction sites and/or be exposed to outside elements and inclement weather conditions.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Boston

Work Locations :

Boston Water St MA

Organization : BC-2104 CommDev-US Northeast

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 4, 2024, 7:09:56 PM

Req ID: 240000IN

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans