Planning Internship

In conjunction with the core curriculum, students are expected to enhance their professional expertise in the real world of planning by undertaking a summer internship upon the completion of the first year of study. While faculty and staff of the program will assist students to find a summer internship appropriate to their concentration in planning and career interests (the program maintains a file on previous internship contacts), students are expected to take the primary initiative in searching for a rewarding practical experience in planning. Often the summer internships help students identify potential research topics for their Current Issues Paper and prepare the plan of study for the second year; they also provide useful networking opportunities within the planning community, which may translate into employment prospects. See more information about the Planning Internship.