Jobs and Internships


Posted 10/27/16, Apply by 10/31/16

Transportation Data Intern. The Mid‐Region Council of Governments seeks a motivated,

detail‐oriented individual to serve as Transportation Data Intern. Essential functions include

performing various data cleaning and analysis procedures to assist with regional

transportation planning efforts including but not limited to: data collection; data quality

checking; data archiving; data entry; GIS data processing. The position will provide the

intern with the opportunity to learn about the basics of metropolitan transportation

planning. The intern will be paid $10.00 per hour with no benefits, working approximately

10 hours per week for no longer than 9 months after official start date. MRMPO can offer

flexibility within regular business hours (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM) to accommodate student

schedules. Credit hours granted for this work experience are solely at the discretion of the

student’s college or university and should be discussed with a program advisor. MRCOG will

provide an end‐of‐term evaluation upon request.

Qualifications: Enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree program in

planning, geography, economics, or related field. Proficient in spreadsheet programs such

as Microsoft Excel. Strong quantitative and data analysis skills. Strong written and oral

communication skills. Ability to work independently in the absence of supervision. Ability to

work with a variety of individuals.

Previous experience with data analysis and/or GIS is strongly preferred. Multiple positions

may be filled. Employment is contingent on passing a background check. MRCOG is an

equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, transcript, current resume, two references with contact

information, and a letter of recommendation by Monday, October 31, 2016 to:

Mid‐Region Council of Governments

Attn.: Wendy Candelaria

809 Copper Avenue NW

Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87102

Mid Region Council of Governments fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and

regulations in all programs and activities. For more information or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, please contact the

MRCOG Title VI Coordinator at (505) 247‐1750‐tel. (505) 2471753‐fax.


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