Planning Intern – Barrett Planning Group

Barrett Planning Group LLC has an opening for a planning intern for 12-15 hours per week. The intern’s duties will include the following:

  • Assist with collecting and preparing data for a variety of planning projects, including data visualization;
  • Provide support to our planning staff and to teams of planners from other firms that we have engaged to work on various projects with us;
  • Conduct field work, researching land records, photographing properties and areas (e.g., neighborhoods and downtowns) and organizing photography for use in planning studies;
  • Design and produce informational display boards;
  • Produce basic sketches and renderings;
  • Develop infographics for community information and education projects;
  • Assist our planning staff with community meetings, primarily or exclusively remote meetings for the foreseeable future;
  • Prepare detailed meeting summaries

Successful applicants will have the following competencies:

  • Basic understanding of planning principles
  • Strong writing skills (no/few mechanical, grammatical, spelling errors; writing requires only light editing; evidence of careful attention to quality through proofreading)
  • Excellent research skills
  • Familiarity with practices and principles of community development, economic development, and fair housing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Competent user of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and/or Adobe InDesign

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in geography, economics, environmental sciences, cross-cultural studies, or government, or a related interdisciplinary field, and be enrolled in a graduate program in planning or related field.

To apply, send resume, three references, and cover letter to Judi Barrett, Owner and Managing Director, Barrett Planning Group LLC, Applications will be accepted until position is filled.