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5298Paid internship - City of Oakland Department of Planning and Building,Strategic Planning Division

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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    Feb 21, 2013
      Planning Internship: 2013

      City of Oakland

      Department of Planning and Building: Strategic Planning Division

      The City of Oakland Strategic Planning Division is seeking an intern
      to assist with long-range planning projects; the internship provides a
      great opportunity to learn about efforts the City is making to improve
      the quality of life for residents, and to encourage new housing,
      office, and retail development. On-going projects the internship
      would assist with include: the West Oakland Specific Plan; the Lake
      Merritt Station Area Plan, the Broadway Valdez Specific Plan, as well
      as other projects. Interns will be expected to help with logistics and
      facilitating community workshops, preparing maps in GIS, preparing
      graphics, and conducting research.

      Skills and Abilities: Minimum qualifications include proficiency with
      Microsoft Word and Excel, along with graphic and mapping capabilities.
      Interns should be comfortable using ArcGIS, which would include, at a
      minimum, having skills in basic map design and experience performing
      attribute and spatial queries. Candidates should also know how to use
      programs in the Adobe Suite (e.g. Illustrator, InDesign, and/or
      Photoshop); also familiarity with SketchUp is ideal.

      Compensation Range : Up to $16 per hour, D.O.E.

      Availability: Interns should be available to work at least 15 hours
      (up to 22 hours) per week during regular business hours. This
      internship is only guaranteed through June 30, 2013, with the
      possibility of summer employment, depending on the resolution of
      ongoing budget negotiations. Days of the week are flexible.
      (Approximate internship start date: March 4, 2013).

      Please send (email is OK) a resume and contact information by
      Wednesday, February 27th to:

      Devan Reiff, AICP


      City of Oakland, Department of Planning and Building

      Strategic Planning division

      250 Frank H. Ogawa - Suite. 3315 Oakland, CA 94612

      P: (510)238-3550