Zoning and Development Intern, City of Cambridge (Cambridge, MA)

The Community Development Department (CDD) is the planning agency for the City of Cambridge. Zoning and Development staff manage many aspects of planning for land use and urban development. Specific activities of the Zoning and Development Intern would include:

  • Assisting in review of design and development proposals and other zoning-related initiative
  • Providing staff support for Planning Board meetings (held most Tuesday evenings), occasional City Council hearings, community meetings and in-house review meeting
  • Assisting in preparing meeting materials and presentations for Planning Board and City Council
  • Organizing and processing information to be made available to the public on the CDD web site
  • Researching, analyzing, and summarizing zoning practices and precedents in other municipalities
  • Organizing mailings using Microsoft Word’s mail-merge function 
  • Additional projects may be identified based on the applicant’s skills and interests and the division’s needs

This position is a valuable opportunity for individuals interested in planning, architecture or real estate to gain first-hand experience in development review and planning in a very active planning office, working directly with senior planning staff. Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit your resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312.

More information can be found here.

Deadline to apply is July 15. 


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