April 23 2013

Dolmus and Minibus Map Development Assistant (Istanbul, Turkey): Application Deadline Extended to May 24, 2013

Seeking urban planning, geography, mapping, and/or transportation students who are interested in mapping dolmus and minibus data across Istanbul. There are sixteen available positions, eight for the European side and eight for the Asian side of Istanbul.

Key responsibilities:

  • Report to the Dolmus and Minibus Route Development Manager

  • Interview dolmus and minibus coordinators to ensure base map accuracy

  • Using your Android/iPhone/BlackBerry smartphone, ride dolmuses and minibuses tracking route, distance, time, and cost (round-trip)

  • Responsibility for reporting data on demographic region (i.e. Kadikoy, Beyoglu, etc.)

  • Create and provide route/cost details to Manager


  • Experience in urban planning, geography, mapping, and/or transportation studies

  • Own an Android/iPhone/BlackBerry smartphone

  • Extremely reliable and able complete duration of internship

  • Must be bilingual Turkish/Fluent English

  • This is an unpaid position available for university internship credit

  • Costs for dolmus and minibus transit will be provided

To Apply:

  • Cover letter

  • CV

  • Specify mobile phone as either Android/iPhone/BlackBerry

  • Choice of mapping either Europe or Asia

  • In the subject area, type: MAP DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

To apply, please email the aforementioned to hireme@globalsiteplans.com. Applications must be received by May 24, 2013.

Renée van Staveren

Renée van Staveren is the Founder of Global Site Plans. She holds a M.S. in Urban and Regional Planning from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She also holds a B.S. in Sustainable Community Development from Prescott College. Prior to establishing Global Site Plans and The Grid, Renée van Staveren was an Assistant Planner for A-M-M-A Transit Planning and the Program Director for Planet Green. In June 2014 Renée moved from Istanbul, Turkey, where she'd lived for four years, to return to the beautiful city of San Francisco. She is now a Manager at the Urban Land Institute's San Francisco District Council. You can find her at one of their many events, so pop in and say hello.

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One Response to “Dolmus and Minibus Map Development Assistant (Istanbul, Turkey): Application Deadline Extended to May 24, 2013”

  1. Lines to Freedom: Istanbul’s Transport Problems and Solutions « The Development Blog Says:

    [...] Turkish civil servants that might be up to the task. It turns out one company, Global Site Plans, has already put out a call for a Dolmuş and Minibus Map Development Assistant. Let’s just hope someone answers before [...]

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