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Public Arts Intern

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🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • Current Junior, Senior, or recent graduate in architecture, civil engineering, or related field. Strong analytical skills, ability to work independently and in team, passion for delivering quality projects in public transit. Passion for improving mobility in Portland metro area.
  • The Public Arts Intern at TriMet will be responsible for updating artwork records, assisting with administrative tasks, coordinating meetings, providing input on new art projects, and interfacing with Digicom staff to enhance the program's online presence and marketing efforts.

Off-cycle Internship

Architecture & Urban PlanningPortland


  • We have an exciting internship opportunity with in our Public Art Program, involving work related to our public art Collection Management and related Emergency Management, as well as the Public Art Advisory Committee. As an Intern on our team, you’ll work on updating and performing data reconciliation of artwork records, working with Public Art Program contractors, establishing and coordinating meetings for various committees, and participating in planning meetings with our Engineering and Construction Project Managers. You’ll work with both digital, physical, and cloud-based data. This is also an opportunity to work with our digital communications team on having a marketing and online presence, as well as providing a new perspective.
  • If you're ready to contribute to the future of transportation and gain valuable experience working on actual engineering and construction projects, we encourage you to apply to our internship opportunities with our Engineering and Construction team. We look forward to hearing from you!
  • TriMet's Internships are excellent opportunities to build skills, gain experience, develop connections with industry professionals and develop work samples for a portfolio. Relevant experience is useful, but most important is a willingness and excitement to learn.


  • Must be a current Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Art History, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, or a related discipline. Grads who have completed their degrees in the past 12-month period will also be considered.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Passion for engineering and delivering high-quality projects.
  • We’re looking for candidates with a passion for public transit or service, and improving mobility for our riders in the Portland metro!

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning


  • Update and perform data reconciliation of artwork records in the Collection Management database
  • Interact with Public Art Program contractors as need, especially Collection Management Services contractor; assist with approved recommendation to record keeping practices
  • Assist with administrative needs related to the Emergency Management Preparedness grant
  • Assist with establishing and coordinating meetings for new Public Art Advisory Committee (PAAC); attend and create meeting documentation
  • Participate in planning meetings with E&C Project Managers from Design & Construction and Major Projects, during which future art projects will be developed; provide input to RFQs for commissioning new artwork and meet with artists as appropriate
  • Provide youth perspective regarding Public Art Program, marketing and on-line presence; interface with Digicom staff.

Application process

  • Application Review (please include: Cover Letter and Resume)
  • Panel Interview


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Apr 19, 2024