Internship Announcement: Public Health Law and Policy|Planning for Healthy Places
- Dear SJSU MUP friends and students,
Please see below my signature an internship announcement with Public
Health Law and Policy, Oakland.
CommUniverCity San José
Professor and Chair
Urban and Regional Planning Department
San José State University
San José, CA 95192-0185
Phone: (408) 924-5854
Fax: (408) 924-5872
From: "Pilar Lorenzana-Campo" <pcampo@...>
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 15:34:55 -0700
Subject: PHLP Fall 2010 Internship
We’ve just posted a job description for our Fall 2010 Internship! The
posting is accessible via à
We are looking for a 1st or 2nd year graduate student with a background in
transportation planning, community development, or redevelopment. If you
know a planning student who has the smarts, the commitment, and the desire
to make healthier communities a reality please share the announcement and
We are eager to have this new person start quickly; applications are due
Thanks everyone, we appreciate your help!
Pilar Lorenzana-Campo, MEP
Planning for Healthy Places
Public Health Law & Policy
2201 Broadway, Suite 502
Oakland, CA 94612
The information in this message is provided for informational purposes
only and does not constitute legal advice. Public Health Law & Policy and
its projects do not enter into attorney-client relationships.
Public Health Law & Policy (PHLP) focuses on improving the public’s health
by drawing on the
expertise of an inter-disciplinary team of lawyers, urban planners, and
public health professionals.
PHLP works with community-based organizations, local public health and
planning departments, schools, elected officials, government attorneys,
and private counsel to create groundbreaking policy solutions to critical
public health challenges. Staff attorneys provide comprehensive training,
technical assistance, and model policies to advance public health policy.
Currently, PHLP is funded to work in the following topic areas: tobacco
control, childhood obesity prevention, healthy planning, and climate
PHLP is seeking an intern for Fall 2010 to work with our healthy planning
team. Planning for Healthy Places (PHP) explores community planning
solutions to increase access to healthy foods and physical activity
through improvements to the built environment. PHP develops tools for
training advocates about the relationship between the built environment
and public health, and provides technical assistance for creating and
implementing land use policies that support healthier communities.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Research and writing on a variety of cutting-edge redevelopment, economic
development, and land use policy issues
Research around best and emerging practices around transportation planning
at a regional and local level;
Literature review on health related impacts of public transportation
Provide research, analysis, and information to strengthen state and local
laws and policies to create healthy, sustainable communities.
Desired requirements are:
1st or 2nd year graduate student in city and regional planning or public
policy is required
Familiarity with transportation planning and land use planning processes
Excellent research, analytic, and writing skills
Well-organized and detail-oriented
Available up to 20 hours/week between October 1st through December 15,
2010 (approximately 11 weeks)
This is an non-exempt temporary position and the hourly wage is $19.00.
How to apply
To apply for the Fall 2010 Intern position please email all required
information to info@.... Incomplete applications will not
All completed application packets must be received by 5:00 pm PST on
September 17, 2010
The following are required to be considered for the PHLP Fall 2010
Employment Application Form (PDF)
Writing samples – Please provide, at most, two (2) writing samples.
References – Please provide contact information (name, organization,
email, and phone number) for three (3) references.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer.
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