-Round Internship Advanced Transportation Analysis

internship - full time, unpaid

National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Golden, CO
Closed
Posted 24 Days ago
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Golden, CO
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 24 Days ago

Description

Posting Title (Year-Round) Internship Advanced Transportation Analysis . Location CO - Golden . Position Type Intern (Fixed Term) . Hours Per Week 20 . Job Description Seeking full- or part-time graduate or highly-qualified undergraduate interns to work with researchers in NRELs Transportation Center on analysis of advanced vehicle and mobility technologies. Specific tasks may include: * Support developing, applying and validating models of consumer purchasing behavior for new vehicle technologies and/or mode choice behavior. * Working with and analyzing large quantities of real-world travel activity and vehicle driving data, to potentially include fusion of multiple datasets and integration with high-performance computing resources. * Application of real-world travel data to assess energy consumption of alternative vehicle technologies and charging requirements for electric vehicles. * Analyzing energy and mobility impacts from connected and automated vehicle technologies, transportation network companies (such as Uber and Lyft) and other new transportation options. * Gather a variety of transportation/travel data through existing APIs and/or develop customized web scraping tools to gather required data. * Assist in writing peer-reviewed publications and high-quality technical reports. Desired Education, Experience, and Skills * Strong collaboration skills: thrive working in a collaborative team environment but comfortable working independently when necessary. * Strong analytic, coding and communication skills. * Degrees/backgrounds of particular interest: engineering, transportation, data science, computer science, behavioral science, planning, economics, geography/GIS, mathematics and statistics. Please include all requested experience and qualification information on the uploaded PDF (or MS Word) copy of your resume. . Basic Qualifications 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: You will need to upload unofficial transcripts and a letter of recommendation as part of the application process. . Additional Qualifications Preferred Qualifications The ideal candidate would possess at least some of the following preferred qualifications: * Demonstrated knowledge in one of more of the following software and programming languages: Python, JavaScript, Visual Basic, R, C/C++, Julia, MATLAB, HTML, CSS. * Experience with data analytics, big data management, scraping data off of the web, high-performance/distributed computing, machine learning and/or deep learning. * Familiarity with behavior/choice modeling and/or logit functions * Knowledge of vehicle powertrain modeling and/or energy analysis * Knowledge of geospatial data analysis/visualization, web design, and/or engineering computing * Knowledge of traffic demand modeling, ITS, traffic operation, and transportation simulation * Strong writing and presentation skills * Cumulative undergraduate/graduate GPA over 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (please provide on resume). . Submission Guidelines Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at NREL you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application. . EEO Policy 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, gender identity, 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 employees Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, click here.

Skills

microsoft excel, microsoft word, data analysis, transportation, matlab, geographic information systems (gis), communication, economics, geography, traffic management, research, engineering, statistics, purchasing, python

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