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Planning Intern, Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission, West Burlington, IA


The Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission is seeking highly motivated individuals with backgrounds in urban planning, geography, political science, or related field to fill a summer planning intern position for approximately 12 weeks at 40 hours per week. Duties will likely include GIS data collection and mapping, census data collection and analysis, preparing planning documents, traffic and trail counting, assisting planning staff, and other duties as needed. Compensation is set at $16/hour.

 Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Enrollment in, or completion of a four-year undergraduate program or graduate program

  • Some experience or a demonstrated interest in the field of planning or related field

  • Ability to work independently and take responsibility for assigned projects

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong research and analytical skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Flexibility and desire to work on a variety of planning projects

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, SketchUp, and/or Adobe products

How to Apply:

 For full consideration submit a letter of interest and resume by e-mail to

 or by mail to:

 Sherri Jones

 Southeast Iowa Regional Planning Commission

 Planning Intern Position

 211 N Gear Avenue, Suite 100

 West Burlington, IA 52655

Letters of interest and resumes must be submitted by Wednesday, March 6th, 2024. For additional information please call 319-753-4322. EOE/AA

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