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Only 11 percent of Chicagoland residents ride transit to work.

CDOT looking for Bicycle Program intern

Chicago's Department of Transportation is looking for an intern to work in the Bicycle Program

Duties include:

  • Conducting field surveys to collect data needed for new bike lane designs;
  • Preparing pavement marking plans;
  • Implementing one or two priority strategies in Chicago’s Bike 2015 Plan; and
  • Assisting staff with other tasks.

Students enrolled in an engineering, graduate urban planning, or marketing program will be given preference. Students interested in making bicycling an integral part of daily life in Chicago are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be Chicago residents.

This internship will be for a 12 – 14 week period beginning in May or early June. E-mail resume with a cover letter to Rena McGowan, the Chicago Department of Transportation’s Student Intern Coordinator, at by April 15, 2010. Reference Bicycling Intern – TC 0404 in the subject line of the e-mail. Refer to the full intern job notice at, Recent News section, for more information.