Designing Cities Fellow
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Start Date: May 6, 2013
Duration: 6-month Fellowship
The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), a non-profit association which represents large cities on transportation issues of local and national importance, seeks a recent graduate in the field of city planning, sustainable transportation, architecture, urban design, or public policy for a six-month paid fellowship. The fellow will work on both the Cities for Cycling Project and the Designing Cities Initiative. Responsibilities will include:
- Organize peer-to-peer conference calls for Cities for Cycling.
- Assist with development of the 3rd Edition of the Urban Bikeway Design Guide.
- Conduct regular and ongoing outreach to cities around the country.
- Help to organize press events and workshops.
- Collect and write up case studies on sustainable transportation topics.
- Collect and post news and information about Cities for Cycling and Designing Cities regularly.
The desired candidate is self-motivated with an interest in working directly with city staff around the country on issues of sustainable transportation and major trends in urban planning, design, and policy.
Graduate Degree (preferred) or Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Public Policy, Urban Design, Transportation Systems, or Architecture with a demonstrated interest in sustainable transportation.
Relevant internship and work experience in sustainable transportation, urban development, and related fields.
- Computer skills in a Windows environment (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
- Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator)
- Experience with WordPress, HTML ,and Blog design
How to Apply
Email cover letters and resumes to David Vega-Barachowitz at email@example.com by April 22, 2013.
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