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Analyst (Part-Time)

EDR Group has openings for part-time entry-level analysts with interest in transportation and economic analysis in our downtown Boston headquarters.

Applicants should have an interest in work related to economic evaluation of transportation projects, programs, and policies. Applicants may also be interested in contributing to EDR Group’s work related to energy systems, non-transportation infrastructure, economic development programs, and strategic planning. A successful candidate will have training or experience in both transportation planning and economic and sociodemographic analysis, including wider societal and economic benefit assessment. We’re looking for candidates passionate about how infrastructure impacts people and the economy. Specific topics of interest might include:

  •  Multimodal project prioritization, programming, and performance management,
  • Economic impact and program evaluation methods,
  • Freight transportation and trade,
  • Emerging technologies and new transportation business models.

Candidates should have excellent English speaking and report writing skills, plus an ability to communicate effectively with clients and others in a research team and one of the following:

  • A graduate degree related to transportation, urban/regional planning, public policy, or economics;
  • Pursuit of a graduate degree in these fields; or
  • At least two (2) years of relevant work experience.

Please note in your application, if you have any of the following types of experience:

  • Statistical analysis, econometric modelling, forecasting, or risk analysis,
  • Performance measurement and decision support tools and systems,
  • Experience with QGIS, ArcGIS, or web tools for spatial analysis and mapmaking,
  • Programming and data visualization in R or Python,
  • Familiarity with social and economic determinants of travel and travel behavior,
  • Using regional economic impact tools (e.g. REMI, TREDIS, RIMS II, IMPLAN, etc.).

To apply, please send your resume, along with a cover letter, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please state in your cover letter: (1) which position you are applying for, (2) your goals and interests, (3) your skills and qualifications, (4) your availability for working at our headquarters in downtown Boston, Massachusetts and (5) if you are not a US citizen, the status of any work permit or visa to permit you to work in the US.

For more information:  (617) 338-6775

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