Transportation Intern

Job Locations US-DC-Washington | US-VA-Tysons Corner
Temporary Full-Time
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VHB’s Washington DC team is looking for a Transportation Intern to join our Multimodal Operations & Engineering group. The selected candidate will work with a team of traffic engineers and transportation planners on a variety of public, private and institutional projects within broad cross-section of markets, including municipal, state agencies, higher education, federal lands and aviation.


  • Working within a team of professionals in developing traffic and transportation planning and engineering solutions for a multitude of multimodal transportation projects
  • Developing sign, pavement marking, and traffic signal design plans in MicroStation
  • Developing traffic signal timing plans
  • Researching best practices for traffic and transportation policy
  • Preparing written documents, summarize data and analysis, and assemble reports to convey findings and recommendations
  • Collecting and tabulating traffic data
  • Performing traffic engineering studies using Synchro, VISSIM, and other analysis tools
  • Analyzing intersection and roadway level of service
  • Performing quantity take-offs and cost estimates
  • Analyzing, developing, and evaluating of traffic improvements

Skills and Attributes

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to think critically
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excel in working in a team environment


  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree in civil engineering or related field
  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation a plus
  • Experience with Synchro, Vissim, and/or HCS a plus
  • Experience with ArcGIS a plus

VHB does not provide housing for internships.

Job Description Banner (June 2023) 

We are VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment. 


Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience, which includes: 

  • Diverse and inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
  • Community and social responsibility as sustainable stewards
  • Focus on learning, development, and career growth
  • Best-in-class benefits, including flexible, hybrid workplace  

We are consistently rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us! 


VHB is a proud Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Since our founding, we have intentionally fostered a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion—supported by deep-rooted core values, one of which is diversity. All individuals receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications without discrimination for race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.



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