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Internship (year-round) -Transportation Research Analyst

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 30/06/2014
Company Name NREL
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Directory Entry : The National Renewable Energy Laboratory - NREL - is the only federal laboratory dedicated to the research, development, commercialization and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
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Internship (year-round) -Transportation Research Analyst
Golden, CO
Student RPP
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an energy future that is both environmentally and economically sustainable. With locations in Golden, Boulder and Washington D.C., NREL is the primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy technologies in the United States. The NREL mission is to develop renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and practices, advance related science and engineering, and transfer knowledge and innovation to address the nation’s energy and environmental goals.
Internship supporting transportation and vehicle efficiency research at NREL’s Transportation Center—particularly related to traffic, travel behavior and drive cycle impacts on energy consumption. The position would be part- to full time (20-30 hours per week) during the school year with the potential for development into a full time position during school breaks and in the summer.
Support NREL engineers with various analysis projects. Potential activities could include:
• Assessing the energy impacts from various connected and automated transportation scenarios.
• Specific tasks could include linking travel demand and traffic micro-simulation models (informed by real-world vehicle operational data), and building customizable combinations of road networks, demand levels, vehicle and driver behavior models.
Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree granting program, or graduated in the past 12 months from an accredited institution.

Internship period cannot exceed 12 months past graduation.

Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

Please Note:
Be sure to attach your current transcript (unoffical transcripts are acceptable) on the "Submit Attachments" Page during the application process in order for your GPA and student status to be verified.
Pursuing a degree in transportation/engineering, computer science or mathematics/statistics.
Capabilities with data analysis and simulation tools.
Proven ability to work both as part of a team and independently on assigned tasks.
Please Note: Be sure to attach your current transcript (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) on the "Submit Attachments" Page during the application process in order for your GPA and student status to be verified.
The ideal candidate would possess at least some of the following qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree and pursuing a graduate degree.
• Experience with travel demand and/or traffic modeling.
• Experience with transportation simulation tools such as VISUM/VISSIM, TRANSIMS, or Cube.
• Experience with transportation data analysis, such as travel survey methods, GIS/spatial analysis and/or drive cycle analysis.
• Experience with database tools and/or working with and visualizing large amounts of data.
NREL is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. NREL promotes a work environment that does not discriminate against workers or job applicants and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or veteran status, including special disabled veterans.

NREL validates right to work using E-Verify. NREL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please see www.nrel.gov/employment/eeo.html.
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