Tag Archives: regional planning

Administrative Intern – Metropolitan Regional Planning Agency (Boston, MA)

The Administrative Intern will serve as a core member of MAPC’s four member Administrative team, which supports the 70 members of the MAPC staff. MAPC is located in the downtown crossing section of Boston. This is a part-time position with some flexibility as to working hours; pay pro-rated accordingly. Base week is 20- 25 hours. Duties include a wide variety of office support tasks, including ordering supplies, assisting with mailing projects, maintaining electronic calendars, assisting all staff members with research and database tasks using various software tools.

Candidate must currently be in school to be eligible for the position working toward either an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s or higher degree. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Candidate must also be able to lift objects including boxes with a weight not to exceed 50 pounds. Hourly salary is $15.00 per hour, with no benefits. To find out more and to apply, click here.

Intern – Department of Planning and Land Management Division of Natural Resources (Concord, MA)

Applications must be received in the Concord Human Resources Office by 12 noon, Wednesday, March 13, 2013.

The Town of Concord seeks a qualified applicant to intern with the Division of Natural Resources. Under the general supervision of the Natural Resources Director, the successful candidate will review and update existing Excel databases and assist with the general organization of office files, maps, and plans.

Candidate must be able to interpret legal documents, organize data in spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel, and maintain organizes logs and spreadsheets. Familiarity with Orders of Conditions issued under the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, property and plan information, and a working knowledge of the Middlesex Registry of Deeds online database is desired.

All applicants are required to complete a Town application form, available from the Human Resources Department. Resumes may be attached to the application form as additional information, but cannot serve as a substitute for completing the form. The position will begin as soon as a candidate is hired and will run through June 30, 2013. Position pays $10.00/hour on a flexible schedule of up to 40 hours.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Sustainability Planner – Cambridge Community Development Department (Cambridge, MA)

The City of Cambridge has an exciting opportunity for a Sustainability Planner to be part of the city’s climate change mitigation and adaptation program.  The Sustainability Planner will focus on developing and implementing policies and programs aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions and engaging residents and businesses in adopting more sustainable practices. Specific responsibilities include development and management of policies, projects or programs aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions; climate outreach and education at events, meetings and lectures; serving as liaison to local environmental non-profits; supporting the activities of resident and business climate change advisory committee including preparing for meetings, organizing and chairing subcommittee meetings; developing written materials for publications and social and other media; best practice research; and administrative duties including responding to telephone inquiries, update/distribute city publications, organizing awards events, benchmark reporting, budget tracking and report and grant writing.

Applicants should apply by October 9. For more information and to apply, click here.

Public Health Department Internship (Boston)

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) seeks an intern to work in the Public Health department of its Boston office. MAPC is a regional planning agency serving the people who live and work in the greater Boston region. This internship will be working on a research project related to “public access to public lands,” which will be looking at issues such as utility rights of way, municipal utility districts, schoolyards and other potential expansion of open space opportunities. The ideal candidate is a law student with substantial independent research and writing experience. Only current students will be considered for this position. The intern should be willing to commit at least 20 hours per week. This is a paid position without benefits. Please see job description at http://www.mapc.org/jobs and apply online at link there. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.