25 May 2008

Interesting internship

(Remember, Gaithersburg is home to The Kentlands)

Internship Level Position

Company / Agency: City of Gaithersburg
Job Category: Community Development and Redevelopment
Salary Range: $10-$12 per hour
Experience: Not Required

Job Description
Seeking a motivated college graduate with a BA/BS in Urban and/or Regional Planning, Architecture, or Geography (or other related degree field) and with coursework in geographic information systems for an intern position of approximately 20 to 30 hours per week.

The City of Gaithersburg is well-known for projects such as the neo-traditional development of Kentlands and Lakelands, revitalization of Olde Towne Gaithersburg, Washingtonian Center, and the use of many other progressive urban planning principles. The City is also a leader in the
Smart Growth arena. The planning office provides an inviting environment to learn about planning and GIS through hands-on tasks in a small city planning department. The intern would be working side-by-side with City planners and GIS staff.

Tasks to be performed include: reviewing minor site plan applications, answering general planning questions from the public, performing general research, updating various GIS layers, field visits and data collection using GPS, mapping using ArcInfo and ArcView GIS, presenting plans at staff meetings and Planning Commission meetings, and other administrative tasks
(photocopying, faxing, digital photographing of sites/buildings, telephone answering, etc.) as assigned.

Contact Information
Contact Name: Human Resources
Phone: 301-258-6327
Fax: 301-258-6414
E-mail Address: hrjobs@gaithersburgmd.gov
Website www.gaithersburgmd.gov/jobs

Postal Address
31 S. Summit Avenue
Gaithersburg MD 20877

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