State of Massachusetts Rail and Transit Intern - Fall 2018 in 10 Park Plaza, Massachusetts

About MassDOT

At MassDOT, transportation is not about roads and bridges, or trains and buses – it is about people. Our mission begins with customers - individuals, businesses, municipalities, and regional transit agencies. We support programs and projects that deliver a high return on investment. We partner with municipalities, public agencies, and private sector businesses. MassDOT supports the economic, quality of life, and environmental goals of the Commonwealth.

This internship is for the Fall 2018 Semester and it runs from September through December 31, 2018.

Position Summary

The MassDOT Rail and Transit Division oversees the Commonwealth's 15 Regional Transit Authorities, MassDOT's freight and passenger rail program and works closely with the MBTA. The Rail & Transit Intern will work the Manager of Transit Programs and the Transit Project Manager to support a variety of initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assisting with the analysis of transit project data, including ridership reports for intercity bus transportation, transportation services for seniors and persons with disabilities, commuter bus, and other modes.

  • Assisting with the update and maintenance of transit asset database of MassDOT funded vehicles awarded or leased to third parties

  • Assisting with the monitoring certain transportation services through GPS location, Automatic Passenger Counters, and published schedules

  • Monitoring and handling email correspondence for the rural transportation technical assistance program

  • Draft materials and communications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office with strong skills using Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent analytical skills are essential.

  • Students enrolled in a related major such as Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, Civil Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography, Political Science or Public Policy.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Candida Bouchard, Human Resources Specialist, at 857-368-8504.

This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must submit proof of full-time college enrollment for the Fall 2018 semester.

Acceptable Proof of Eligibility:

  • A screen shot of your full-time Fall 2018 course schedule - this should be uploaded as a picture attachment and show the URL at the top or bottom of the screen. If showing the full schedule requires you to scroll, please upload two screen shots.

  • Documentation from the Registrar's Office stating that you will be a full-time student for the Fall of 2018.

  1. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Contractor

Organization: *Massachusetts Department of Transportation

Title: Rail and Transit Intern - Fall 2018

Location: Massachusetts-10 Park Plaza

Requisition ID: 180004R3