boston planning & development agency

  • Urban Design Internship - Spring 2019

    Job ID
    Urban Design
    Grade Level
    # of Hours
    20-25 hrs/wk
  • Summary

    boston planning & development agency



    Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Urban Design and his designees, support reorganization of the Director’s office and archives, assist with its internal coordination, and compile comprehensive files on Development Review projects and related topics.  Assist with public process and review sessions, participate in workshops, and assist with design review, zoning and land use regulation initiatives.  Prepare meeting minutes and conduct research.

    Provide assistance on the following projects:



    • Organization and streamlining of Department
    • Corridor planning efforts
    • Feasibility analysis for infill commercial and residential development
    • TOD opportunity site analysis
    • Visualization studies



    Work requires master’s degree level enrollment in architecture, urban design and planning, urban affairs or real estate, or library and information studies; candidates for a master’s degree in urban design are preferred.  Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail, administrative and multi-tasking skills, and the ability to work independently in a team setting. Candidates must have proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and familiarity with Google mail; proficiency with web-based (including web site) or related programs, including Adobe, is desirable. 


    DATES OF INTERNSHIP PROGRAM: January 2019 to May 2019


    Spring Semester full- or part-time Internship (20-35 hours per week).  Flexible start and end dates; schedules open to discussion based on student and employer needs. Interns must be available to attend occasional evening review or community meetings.


    Participants in the Internship Program should be an Undergraduate student, Graduate student or recent Graduate


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