Planning Internship - Berkeley
LSA Associates, Inc.
LSA, a multi-disciplinary environmental planning firm with an office
in West Berkeley, seeks an Intern with an avid interest in the
fields of land use, environmental review, and urban planning. As an
Intern, you will be exposed to a diverse array of interesting
development projects throughout the Bay Area and will be mentored by
senior staff with many years of private and public sector
experience. The Intern will provide support for a variety of
planning and environmental projects, including environmental review
(CEQA and NEPA) and contract planning assignments for cities. Under
the direction of senior staff, the Intern will conduct research and
site surveys; compile and analyze data (e.g., demographic, public
utilities, public services); and draft technical memos, and/or
topical sections of planning documents. Some assistance with
inputting data for traffic, air and noise analyses may also be
We are seeking an individual with the following skills and interests:
Excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills;
Basic competency with Microsoft Word and Excel;
Interest in planning, development, and environmental issues;
Multi-disciplinary background (with at least some college-
level coursework in an environmental/planning field); and
Ability to work independently and efficiently.
LSA provides multi-disciplinary land use and environmental planning
services. As planners and environmental analysts, we are active in
all aspects of community development, land use planning, and public
involvement. As technical specialists, we provide expertise in
transpor¬tation, air quality, noise, biological resources, water
quality, hazards, and cultural resources.
The Berkeley office of LSA focuses on CEQA/NEPA documentation, land
use planning, and contract planning services for municipal clients.
We are a congenial office of 18 professionals and support staff
located in West Berkeley.
Pay will be commensurate with experience.
Send a letter of interest, resume, and writing sample to:
LSA Associates, Inc.
2215 Fifth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Position Open: April 30, 2007 until filled