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Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Division: Planning
Job Status: Not Specified
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description

Urban Planning Internship—Summer 2019

City of Manhattan, Kansas

The Community Development Department at the City of Manhattan, Kansas, is offering an Urban Planning internship starting in May 2019. It consists of a full-time internship (40 hours per week) for 10–12 weeks during the summer. There is opportunity to extend the internship into the fall semester part-time (minimum 12 hours/week). The position will provide the opportunity to gain experience in a number of areas involving current planning and zoning administration, long-range land use and policy planning, research, and grant administration. Preference will be given to students currently enrolled in a graduate-level university land use planning curriculum.

Salary: $10/hr

Application Requirements: Go to http://cityofmhk.com/jobs and fill out the online “Temporary/Seasonal” employment application and attach your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the internship and what you want to accomplish through the internship. Applications must be completed online by the closing date/time.

Open Until Filled

For additional information visit http://cityofmhk.com/jobs or call Human Resources at 785-587-2443.