The Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) is a coalition of nonprofit community groups and their partners dedicated to revitalizing urban neighborhoods. Part of their mission is prioritizing investment in transit infrastructure and bringing the community into transportation planning. GoBurgh is their initiative to bring the community voice into the planning process. Their primary goal is to make transit-oriented development a priority in our region and to develop innovative sources for funding it.
They are currently seeking up to two part-time Transit Policy Fellows to assist GoBurgh in “transit and TOD policy formulation, analysis, best-practice assessment and recommendations for local implementations/adaptations including local transit funding and public-private partnership development districts.”
Their ideal candidate will need to communicate effectively to a diverse set of stakeholders and must have a strong blend of policy analysis and synthesis. Other qualifications include being enrolled in an accredited Masters of Science in Public Policy or Public Administration/Affairs program, with a concentration on urban policy, urban/regional economic development, and/or capital asset management; and being eligible for Federal Career Work Study.
You can see the entire job posting here. It’s also been posted on Carnegie Mellon University’s Career Services website.