Objective of this role:

Interns will:

  • Conduct studies and investigations related to Transportation Planning, Transport Economics, Engineering and Project Development
  • Review and develop reports of best practices for subjects related to public transportation
  • Select a project/program to conduct high level economic, Transportation Planning and/or Engineering analysis
  • Sample Activities: Studying the challenges of deploying zero emission buses, providing analysis to inform transportation needs and to support project development, developing concepts for improvements to link multiple stations to their surrounding community, assessing opportunities to improve the transport system’s resiliency

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Senior Undergraduate Student, Masters Student (in year 1 or 2), PHD Student (in any year)
  • Majoring in Planning, Transportation Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Ecology, Public Policy, Economics, Engineering, Planning, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Environmental/Energy/Resiliency Design/Policy and/or any Engineering discipline
  • Specific career/academic interest in: Transportation Planning and Engineering, Urban Planning, Energy Planning and Policy, Energy/Power Systems, Sustainable Design, and/or Resiliency is desired
  • GIS capabilities using ARCGIS or QGIS is required
  • STATA or another related statistics analytics capability is preferred


NJ TRANSIT is New Jersey's public transportation corporation, and the nation's third largest transit system. Our mission is to provide quality public transportation by serving our customers one trip at a time. As a vital link to the prosperity of the New Jersey - New York - Philadelphia region, we serve more than 200 million customer trips a year, bringing people to and from work, school and recreational activities in the tristate.