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Summer Associates

EDR Group is seeking full-time research assistants and data analysts for summer 2018 to support in transportation and economic analysis in our downtown Boston headquarters.

Applicants should have an interest in consulting 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, urban development, economic development programs, and strategic planning. We’re looking for candidates passionate about how infrastructure impacts people and the economy.

Your work may include development of project impact and benefit/cost tools, including online applications for internal and client use. Team members will contribute to large-scale research efforts and be responsible for presentation of research findings to clients and professional organizations. Candidates may also be involved in market research and business development activities to learn more about the transportation consulting environment. Candidates should have excellent English speaking and report writing skills, plus an ability to communicate effectively with clients and others in a research team. Summer associates are typically pursuing a graduate degree in transportation, urban/regional planning, public policy, or economics.

Please note in your application and give specific examples, 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,
  • Experience with Adobe products and document production,
  • Application and database development in Visual Basic and SQL languages,
  • Familiarity with social and economic determinants of travel,
  • 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 full-time at our headquarters in downtown Boston, Massachusetts and (5) if you are not a US citizen, please describe 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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