Long Beach Transit

  • College Intern - Service Planning

  • Overview


    Long Beach Transit’s (LBT) Student Intern Professional is a year-round paid program. The Intern will gain real world work experience on meaningful projects under the guidance of transportation professionals. The Intern will have the opportunity to use problem solving, communication and decision-making skills to gain valuable experience. The Intern will also work with a mentor for assistance along with working with various departments to enhance a career path.


    As a professional, the Intern will be exposed to LBT’s career opportunities in the transportation industry. The Intern will gain deeper awareness of many facets of transportation through LBT’s orientation, cross-divisional projects and teams and internal networking.


    Normal Hiring Range: $15.00 to $17.00/hour depending on education level. Part-time employment approximately 20 hours per week not to exceed 1,000 hours within a continuous 12-month period. This position does not offer benefits.


    General Summary: Under the direction of the Executive Director/Vice President of Transit Service Delivery & Planning and the guidance of the Manager, Service Planning. The intern role is a developmental position that will be assisting in maintaining transit operations and ridership associated databases, providing field analysis of service issues, and collecting and analyzing operation data to provide effective and efficient performance measurements and transit planning solutions associated with the operation of LBT’s fixed bus route service.




    • Applies Geographic Information System (GIS) and traffic engineering techniques to develop internal and external reports and data formatting relating to transit operations characteristics
    • Assists in the preparation of mapping and data summaries of transit operations performance improvement measures using Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and other related data sources such as TransSmart program, fare collection and automated passenger counting system
    • Applies statistical methods and relational database programs analysis related to service planning activities
    • Conducts technical research as required and performs other related departmental work
    • Other duties as required



    Successful candidate will be a full time student maintaining a 2.7 or above GPA for undergrads and of upper division standing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA. A full time student majoring in Urban Planning, Engineering, Geography or a related field; must be detail oriented and experienced in quantitative data analysis; possess good communications and organizational skills; proficient in ArcGIS, TransCAD and MS Office applications – Excel, Word, Access;



    Apply on-line at www.lbtransit.com/jobs.   On-line applications must include past work history and be fully completed to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete on-line application.

    Successful candidate must pass company physical, drug and alcohol test.


    Long Beach Transit 1963 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach, California  90813

    Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.  Long Beach Transit does not sponsor H1B or other related work visas.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    This job description is not intended to be a complete listing of all the job duties required of this position, but to provide information on the general scope of the position.







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