Transportation Planning Intern

Role: Transportation Planning Intern
Office: Houston
Timeframe:  Summer 2024
Deadline:  Apply by March 17, 2024

Are you interested in learning how sustainable transportation projects go from idea to implementation? Do you enjoy collaborating with change makers and problem solvers?

TEI is looking for an intern currently studying city planning, public policy, public health, or a related field, who is curious about the relationships between transportation and the communities it serves. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about learning the nuts and bolts of how active transportation projects – like bike lanes and bus routes – get pitched, planned, designed, and built.

As an intern at TEI, you will be immersed in the day to day operations of a professional services firm, working one-on-one with Certified Planners and Professional Engineers, both online and on-site in the field. We are committed to the communities we serve, and candidates must be available to visit local project sites in the Houston or Denver regions.

Interns are given hands-on experience working with project leadership through a team-based company structure. Interns are given hands-on experience working with project leadership through a team based company structure. Projects worked on by previous interns include mobility plans, active transportation plans, livable centers studies, and transit plans.

Selected interns will enjoy the opportunity to:
  • Participate in active transportation planning projects you find most interesting.
  • Collaborate with motivated people who are passionate about transportation.
  • Be part of a casual, fun, fast-paced team.
  • Make a positive impact on the environment and the communities we serve.
  • Learn the fundamentals of how planning consultants work together with local government.
  • Develop maps and use design applications.
  • Grow and learn from challenging roles on interesting projects.
Successful candidates will typically possess some or many of the following qualifications:
  • Desire to deliver professional client/customer service.
  • Willingness to learn, grow, and work hard.
  • Clear and effective communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint or comparable Office applications.
  • Ability to complete calculations and organize data.
  • Familiarity with demographic and community-level research, is a plus.
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS or another Geographic Information System (GIS) application, is a plus.
  • Knowledge of graphic design and Adobe Creative applications, especially InDesign or Illustrator, is a plus.
How to apply:

Please email a cover letter and resume as a combined PDF document to or use the submission form below.


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