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College Intern - Traffic

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13d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


AI generated summary

  • You must be a Civil Engineering student with an interest in transportation, proficient in Microsoft Office, detail-oriented, and possess strong communication skills. Experience with traffic engineering software and tools is preferred.
  • You will work on traffic projects, assist with ITS design, conduct analysis, and develop creative solutions for complex traffic issues.

Off-cycle Internship



  • RK&K is hiring a Traffic Engineering Intern to join our Traffic team in our Fairfax, VA office. As an intern in our Traffic Department at RK&K, you will receive on-the-job training, work alongside, and collaborate closely with one of the largest, most talented groups of traffic engineers and transportation professionals in the industry.
  • In this role, interns will gain insight into various aspects of traffic engineering including design, forecasting, and analysis. Traffic Engineering Interns will be exposed to various challenges, projects and technologies related to traffic operations, safety, and design, and will complete tasks both in the office and in the field as needed.  


  • Currently pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering with an interest in transportation
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Self-motivated with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Classwork in traffic engineering
  • Participation in professional societies (ASCE, ITE)
  • Applicable prior internship experience
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroStation and/or GIS
  • Exposure to traffic related software (HCS, Synchro, SimTraffic, VISSIM)

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Interns work on projects throughout the mid-Atlantic region including traffic calming, field data collection, roadway improvement projects, design of bicycle and pedestrian facilities, highway safety, work zones, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), corridor planning, signing, lighting, pavement markings, and developing creative solutions to complex projects.
  • Assist with the design and operation of intelligent transportation systems, and traffic control devices including signal timing and phasing documents.
  • Assist with the research and analysis of traffic related topics.


Work type

Full time

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