One paid internship opportunity available
Metro encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds in order to foster a community of diversity, unique life experiences and points of view.
Schedule commitment: flexible; 25-40 hours per week
Duration: 800 hours
Metro's Planning and Development works and engages with the public about the challenges and opportunities of community livability, development, growth and change over the long term. The department works to anticipate and respond to regional and national economic, demographic, and financial trends impacting our region's ability to accomplish the vision of the 2040 Growth Concept. This internship will provide an opportunity to collaborate and learn from a team of professional planners and public involvement specialists on a variety of regional planning projects in Metro's Planning & Development Departments. The intern selected for this position will gain valuable experience in policy development, system planning, project planning and will have tangible products from the experience to assist in moving into a professional position in the field.
Goals of the internship
Interested in joining the team? Apply at oregonmetro.gov/jobs Interested in learning more about our internships, www.oregonmetro.gov/how-metro-works/jobs/internships
Application requirements 1) Answer to supplemental questions, 2) resume, 3) references (no less than 2), 4) writing sample and 5) cover letter describing your qualifications as they relate to the duties of this position. Your application will not be considered without all five pieces.
In order to be considered for this internship, you must be currently enrolled in an Urban and Regional Planning or related degree program or be a recent graduate.
Additional experience, knowledge and skills that would make you successful in this internship