Wednesday, December 23, 2009

**Winter/Spring Internships with Los Angeles City Planning, Community Planning Division**

**Winter/Spring Internships with Los Angeles City Planning, Community
Planning Division**

The City of Los Angeles Department of City Planning is looking for
intern candidates for its Community Planning division. This non-paid
internship is available for Winter/Spring 2010 (late January through
May). Candidates are ideally available for 1-2 days per week, 8-16
hours/week, and 8 hours per week minimum. While this is an unpaid
internship, those selected will be working closely with professional
level planners on policy, research and community outreach efforts. The
internship offers an enriching experience for new planners or students
wishing to gain hands-on practice in urban planning.


Position Summary/Job Description:
The Department is working on a number of exciting and challenging
projects, including updates to several of its long-range Community
Plans, development of design overlays, updates to hillside development
regulations, and the review of new development projects. Our new
Community Plans include goals, policies, and programs related to land
use, mobility, urban design, and infrastructure. Interns' tasks may
include:

- Issue-specific research and analysis
- Community meeting preparation and attendance
- Graphics creation using SketchUp, Photoshop, or Illustrator
- Policy development
- Assistance with powerpoint presentations
- Data entry and records management
- Various general support duties

Requirements:
- Experience or education in Urban/City Planning
- Word, Excel proficiency
- GIS, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator preferred, but not
required
- Available 8–20 hrs/week (Minimum of 8hrs/wk)

Ideal candidates are familiar with the City of Los Angeles, enjoy
problem-solving, and are highly motivated and detail-oriented.

To Apply:
Email your resume to Susan Robinson, susan.robinson@lacity.org, by
January 14th.

Questions?
Contact Susan Robinson at susan.robinson@lacity.org.




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