We are actively transforming cities in Africa! We work collaboratively across both borders and expertise to make real change happen on the streets. If you have passion for transport and want to help break through our car-dominant culture to bring our streets back to the people, join us!. We have offices in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda and Egypt.

Open Positions

Transport Planning Intern

Internship Cairo, Egypt

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Transport Planning Intern will provide support to the ITDP’s Egypt programme over a three- to six-month period beginning in April 2021 in the form of field surveys, data analysis, mapping, and report preparation. Potential project areas will include walking and cycling, BRT, complete streets, parking management, and urban development. The specific focus area can be tailored to the interests of the Intern. The Transport Planning Intern will be based in Cairo and will report to the Country Manager, Egypt.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and carry out transport surveys.
  • Collect, process, and analyse transport data.
  • Assist with mapping and setup of transport models.
  • Preparation of conceptual designs for walking and cycling facilities and BRT corridors.
  • Research and preparation of project reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in transport planning, transport engineering, city planning, or other relevant field.
  • Familiarity with transport planning, including survey design and management; demand analysis; and network planning.
  • Experience in street design and drafting using AutoCAD, spatial analysis using GIS software, and data analysis using Excel and Access required.
  • Familiarity with the Adobe suite preferred.
  • Excellent writing skills in English and Arabic.

KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong commitment to advancing ITDP’s mission and to environmental and social justice.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills; enjoy working with numbers!
  • Ability to communicate well, make powerful presentations.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, even when under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain high standards while contributing pragmatic ideas.
  • Availability to travel frequently.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply please send the following information to africa-jobs@itdp.org with “Transport Planning Intern, Cairo” in the subject line.

  • Resume.
  • Samples of written work: thesis, technical reports, etc.
  • Samples of visual representations such as GIS maps or infographics.
  • A one-page note on improving the bus system in your city (with three specific interventions).

A monthly commuter stipend will be paid to the selected candidate. We are unable to consider applications without the above details. The position will remain open until filled.

 

Transport Planning Intern

Internship Kigali, Rwanda

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Transport Planning Intern will provide support to the Country Manager, Rwanda, over a three- to six-month period, in the form of street designs, field surveys, data analysis, mapping, and report preparation. Potential project areas will include BRT, complete streets, parking management, e-mobility, and urban development. The intern will also be involved in the preparation of an urban street design manual and an NMT master plan for Kigali. The specific focus area can be tailored to the interests of the Intern. The Transport Planning Intern will be based in Kigali, Rwanda, and will report to the Country Manager, Rwanda.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and carry out transport surveys.
  • Collect, process, and analyse transport data.
  • Assist with mapping and setup of transport models.
  • Preparation of conceptual designs for walking and cycling facilities and BRT corridors.
  • Prepare project reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in sustainable transport.
  • Experience in street design and drafting using AutoCAD, spatial analysis using GIS software, and data analysis using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Acess required.
  • Familiarity with transport planning, including survey design and management; demand analysis; and network planning.
  • Familiarity with the Adobe suite preferred.
  • Excellent writing skills in English. Kinyarwanda skills are preferred.

KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong commitment to advancing ITDP’s mission and to environmental and social justice.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills; enjoy working with numbers!
  • Ability to communicate well, make powerful presentations.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, even when under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain high standards while contributing pragmatic ideas.
  • Availability to travel frequently.

A monthly commuter stipend will be paid to the selected candidate. To apply, send a resume, samples of written and visual work, and an idea for improving the bus system in your city to africa-jobs@itdp.org.

Transport Planning Intern

Internship Nairobi, Kenya

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Transport Planning Intern will support ITDP’s programmes in Kenya over a three to six-month period in the form of field surveys, data analysis, mapping, and report preparation. Potential project areas will include public transport, complete streets parking management, and urban development. The specific focus area can be tailored to the interests of the Intern. The Transport Planning Intern will be based in Nairobi and will report to the Country Manager, Kenya.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and carry out transport surveys.
  • Collect, process, and analyse transport data.
  • Assist with mapping and setup of transport models.
  • Preparation of conceptual designs for walking and cycling facilities and public transport corridors.
  • Prepare project reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student in Civil Engineering with an interest in sustainable transport.
  • Familiarity with transport planning, public transport, non-motorised transport (NMT), topographic surveys, and pavement design.
  • Experience in design and drafting using AutoCAD, spatial analysis using GIS software, and data analysis using Excel.
  • Familiarity with the Adobe suite preferred.
  • Excellent writing skills in English and Swahili.

KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong commitment to advancing ITDP’s mission and to environmental and social justice.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills; enjoy working with numbers!
  • Ability to communicate well, make powerful presentations.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, even when under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain high standards while contributing pragmatic ideas.
  • Availability to travel frequently.

The successful applicant will be provided with a monthly commuter stipend for the duration of the internship. Interested applicants can apply by sending the following information to africa-jobs+apply@itdp.org with “Transport Planning Intern, Kenya” in the subject line:

  • Resume
  • Samples of written and visual work, including AutoCAD drawings.
  • An idea for improving the bus system in your city

The position will remain open until filled.

ITDP is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran or active military status, alienage or citizenship status, arrest or conviction record, credit history, salary history, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or partnership status, familial status, unemployment status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence or any other status protected by applicable law



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