Planning Internship Program

Be Part of Our Team!

Our Planning Internship Program offers competitive internships for current students and recent grads. Our internships provide opportunities to earn academic credit toward completion of a degree, develop and work on thesis projects, and gain practical skills in a professional environment.

Our interns have been involved in, and integral to the success of, a variety of planning related responsibilities and projects such as:

  • The historic preservation program
  • Urban Design projects
  • Urban growth boundary establishment (Envision Eugene)
  • Web development and design
  • Public outreach and participation
  • Development of design standards
  • Geographical information systems (GIS)
  • Land use application processing
  • Land use code updates
  • Natural resources

Internship Opportunities

There are currently no internships posted.

How to Apply

To apply for an open internship or submit documents for our files, please submit the following via e-mail:

  • Internship application form (including applicable class schedule)
  • Current resume
  • Cover letter stating your interests (Please be specific about why this internship interests you and how you feel you are qualified for the position.)

When there are no openings posted and you are interested in Planning or Urban Design, please contact Rebecca Gershow to discuss your interests and related opportunities. Please submit all materials electronically.

Congratulations Olivia! 

Spring/summer 2020 intern Olivia just landed her first job as staff assistant for Multnomah County Commissioner Jessica Vega.

Summer 2020 Intern Olivia