Summer Planning Intern

Job Title: Planning Intern (Paid)
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Organization: Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI)
Job Opening: Summer 2019 (May/June – Aug/Sep)

KOUNKUEY DESIGN INITIATIVE is currently seeking a planning intern to add to our growing team in Los Angeles, CA. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and creative self-starter to work directly with under-resourced communities throughout Southern California on community-driven development. The position is based in our downtown Los Angeles office; there will be opportunities to accompany staff to projects throughout L.A., in the Eastern Coachella Valley, and other areas in Southern California.

Job Description:

The Planning Intern will work closely with the Planning, Design, and Community Departments to support our participatory design process, economic and social development programs, mobility planning, and site planning on various public space projects in the Southern California region. The Planning Intern will support project managers (Planning Coordinators) on planning, policy, and community organizing projects and campaigns to activate vacant land, turn streets into play spaces, create new parks, and improve transportation infrastructure in unincorporated areas.

Qualifications


How to Apply:

Send electronic copy of cover letter, resume, writing sample and three (3) references— portfolio optional but preferred—to: LAJobs@kounkuey.org

Subject heading: Summer Planning Intern: Your Name

 

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