New York City Department of Transportation
WalkNYC Wayfinding Program
Summer Intern 2017
NYC DOT is seeking a graduate summer intern for the WalkNYC Wayfinding Program. WalkNYC is the City’s standardized, map-based pedestrian, cyclist, and transit wayfinding signage program. The intern will assist in researching, developing, and coordinating and implementing the 2017 WalkNYC work plan.
Daily duties will include preparing map artworks in Adobe Illustrator and InDesign, analyzing existing sidewalk and plaza conditions, analyzing and obtaining transit and utility records, analyzing walking patterns and destinations, preparing maps in ArcGIS and Adobe Illustrator, creating construction documents in AutoCAD, preparing PowerPoint presentations, preparing progress and summary reports, meeting with contractors and staff in other divisions, evaluating installed wayfinding signage, maintaining database of wayfinding signs, and conducting field visits.
The intern will gain valuable experience working as part of a team to implement a complex and innovative wayfinding system, learning and applying critical urban design and project management skills while making an important contribution to the city.
Skill sets needed: Adobe Illustrator and InDesign, ArcMap, AutoCAD preferred, attention to detail, interest in improving the pedestrian experience
Location: NYC DOT, 55 Water Street in Lower Manhattan with field work throughout New York City
Term: May 30 – August 25, 2017
Please send resumes and cover letters by May 1, 2017 to WalkNYC@dot.nyc.gov.