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Public Works Right of Way and Pedestrian Accessibility Internship - Amended

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  • Candidates for the Public Works Right of Way and Pedestrian Accessibility Internship with the City of Minneapolis must be 18 or older, registered for college, willing to work outdoors in all types of weather, hold a valid driver's license, and have proficiency in Microsoft Office. They should also be self-motivated and capable of working independently and in a team environment.
  • The candidate will be responsible for overseeing sidewalk upgrades, responding to resident inquiries, reviewing Right of Way issues, assisting with project inspection and documentation, and collaborating with other teams within Public Works for the City of Minneapolis. They will also gain knowledge of ADA rules and regulations, utilize GIS for database maintenance, and work on various construction and engineering assignments.

Off-cycle Internship

Government & PoliticsMinneapolis


  • The Right of Way and Pedestrian Accessibility Internships will assist Sidewalk Inspections Team and the Right of Way Management Team within Public Works Administration.
  • As an intern in this division, you will have access a city vehicle and cell phone. In addition to this, special field trips will be offered such as tours of the water treatment plant, the heavy fleet repair garages, the traffic control center, the recycling yard and a water pipe lining operation. 


  • Be 18 or older
  • Registered for college
  • Be willing to work outdoors in all types of weather
  • License/Certifications: By time of hire, must possess and continue to maintain a valid Driver's License.
  • Computer skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Self-motivated candidates should have the ability to work independently and in a team environment

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities

Government & Politics


  • Introduction to permitting of all sidewalk, curb/gutter, pedestrian ramp and alley repair
  • Overseeing the upgrade of sidewalks through Minneapolis for better walkability
  • Responding to residents or property owners with sidewalk issues or questions within the Right of Way as well as review general Right of Way issues that are that are brought to our Team
  • Private Development review
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) design, construction and policy review
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of ADA rules and regulations related to pedestrian ramps
  • Utilize GIS
  • To maintain City of Minneapolis ADA database
  • Track work for the team
  • Create dashboards and maps
  • Collaborating with other teams within Public Works as well as across the entire enterprise
  • Asset management using ELMS and Smartsheet
  • Learning how to navigate the entire City of Minneapolis
  • Assist Professional Engineers and Managers on City lead construction projects
  • Assist with project inspection and documentation
  • Learn interpretation of design plans
  • Field site visits and measurements
  • Work with staff to respond to resident concerns
  • Work on a variety of construction and engineering assignments
  • Minneapolis Ordinance introduction


Work type

Full time

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Application deadline

Feb 29, 2024