Planning Division Internship
San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission
Location: San Francisco, California, 90035, United States
Posted on: November 29, 2010
Category: Community / Economic Development
Founded in 1965, the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development
Commission (BCDC) is the federally designated state coastal management
agency for the San Francisco Bay. BCDC has regulatory and planning
authority over development in San Francisco Bay and along the Bay's
nine-county shoreline. This award-winning agency is seeking
enthusiastic interns to work at our San Francisco office.
Currently, there is one internship available within the Planning
Division. The intern will assist staff responding to public comments
on the proposed amendments to the San Francisco Bay Plan dealing with
climate change. The intern will also assist with other Planning
Division related projects. This internship is an ideal opportunity to
work within the planning profession while learning about climate
change policy issues.
• education and/or experience with planning and policy analysis
• knowledge of climate change issues, particularly sea level rise
• familiarity with BCDC and the San Francisco Bay Plan
• ability to work independently and as part of a team and write clearly
About the Position:
This position is a volunteer position. Ideally, candidates will be
able to work a minimum of 16 hours per week for at least three months.
Open to students and non-students. Ideally, applicants will have a
background in urban, regional, or environmental planning,
environmental law, environmental science, economics, natural resources
management, ecology, geography, earth or natural science, civil
engineering, law, political science, public administration, or a
Applying for the Job:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply,
please email your resume and cover letter to Jessica Davenport at
. For more information about this position, please
contact Jessica Davenport at (415) 352-3660 or jessicad@...
For more information about the Commission go to www.bcdc.ca.gov.