Internships

Internships on this site are posted for three months or until the posted deadline. There is no cost to members.   To submit an internship ad, email the description to [email protected] and place "internship ad"  in the subject field.

Posting requirements:  Ads shall be submitted in word, and contain no more than 250 words.  We are happy to add links and/ or one pdf attachment.

 


Planning Intern (Seasonal)

Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission

GCMPC is seeking qualified applicants for a Planning Intern position for Spring/Summer 2024.  Position provides support to a team of planners. Collects data for planning projects related to transportation, community development, solid waste planning, and other various activities.  Assists staff in putting together materials for public meetings. Conducts basic office functions as needed, such as data entry and file management.

Pay:  $15.45/hour up to 32 hours per week

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have a basic understanding of planning principles
  • Competency in various computer programs
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a current student pursuing a degree in Urban and/or Regional Planning, Resource Planning, Urban Studies, Public Administration, Geography, Environmental Science and Sustainability or other related degree.

Closing Date:  Continuous Until Filled

GENESEE COUNTY USES AN ONLINE JOB APPLICATION PROCESS.  ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY AND SUBMIT REQUIRED DOCUMENTS THROUGH THE GENESEE COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES SITE. 

Posted January 5, 2024


 

Intern

Dexter Township

Dexter Township has an opening for an intern to assist the Planning and Zoning Department at the Township Hall located at 6880 Dexter-Pinckney Road. The position is temporary part-time requiring 12-18 hours per week from January through March 2024. Exact start/finish dates will be determined at hiring. Working hours will occur Monday – Thursday between 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Flexibility exists with working hours within that time frame. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, currently pursuing or recently completed Bachelor’s Degree in urban planning or related field, and possess a valid Driver’s License.

Primary duties include:

  • Organize and digitally archive planning and zoning files
  • Assist in preparing packets for monthly Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals packets
  • Zoning Ordinance research for resident inquiries
  • Accompany Zoning Administrator on Code Enforcement and Zoning inspections
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Strong organization and recordkeeping abilities with good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a small team and conduct oneself with tact and courtesy
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Prior municipal experience preferred
  • Knowledge of BS&A software preferred

Compensation:

Internship is part-time and temporary with compensation of $18-$20 an hour depending on experience, paid bimonthly. No benefits are included with this position.

For consideration, please indicate interest in an email with a cover letter and resume attached to Ashley Cepeda at [email protected] with “Planning Internship” in the subject line. Please include two references. Position open until filled.

Posted December 21, 2023