Re: [SJSU_MURPs] Internship Opportunity
- Hing, thanks for this posting.
everyone: this announcement will be posted on the UPC bulleting board in the
URBP resource center,
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From: "Hing Wong" <Hingw@...>
Subject: [SJSU_MURPs] Internship Opportunity
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 14:28:56 -0800
Internship Opportunity - Urban Planning Students
A team of researchers at the Mineta Institute is looking for a San Jose
State University planning student to assist them during the months of
February, March and April. The overall goal of the project is to explore
the receptivity to innovative land use and transportation planning concepts
at the local level.
A key element of this research project is a survey about local planning
strategies being distributed to all city and county planning directors in
California. The intern will be asked to assist the research team in
conducting as well as in compiling and assessing the results of this survey.
Tasks will include:
(1) Phoning and emailing recipients to improve the response rate to the
smart growth survey.
(2) Assembling California Department of Finance population data to create a
database that will be used to identify jurisdictions by size, project rate
of growth and possibly other categories.
(3) Compiling and evaluating the survey results including compilation and
assessment by categories in the data base created from the Department of
Finance population information.
Needed skills include experience with general computer functions with
specific experience with the use of Microsoft Excel. Access to a computer
The amount of time expected to be spent on this work will be approximately
15 hours a week. The hourly rate of pay for this work ranges from
$13-$16/hour depending on experience.
Interested students should immediately notify Ken Schreiber,
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- Internship Opportunity
Son Construction and Development- San Carlos, California
Small firm building large homes and mixed use commercial
developments. Seeking an intern for 20+ hours each week to conduct
planning and development research. Work with City and County
officials on construction and development issues. Requirements-
knowledge of zoning and ordinances, must know their way around the
planning counter, able to work in a diverse environment, proactive
in getting things done. Experience in law, AutoCAD, architecture a
plus. Hands-on opportunity for someone will to learn about
development and planning practice in private industry. Term one
year. Salary negotiable DOE, must have car- employer pays for gas
and cell phone, hours flexible. Area of operation is from San
Francisco to Santa Clara County. Call owner at 650-222-4502,
President/Owner Ki O Son.