Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Planning office Internship (Paid) Spring 2014 Semester

Internship Description

The Fairhaven Office of Planning and Economic Development provides planning services to the Town of Fairhaven in areas such as land use, zoning, and community development.  Fairhaven is a community of approximately 16,000 residents located on Buzzards Bay, about twenty minutes east from the UMass Dartmouth campus.

Overview of the internship/co-op objectives:  The internship will provide support to the Fairhaven Office of Planning and Economic Development as well as the consulting team in the implementation of the Town’s 2012 and 2013 CDBG Grants, which consist of infrastructure improvement projects and a housing rehabilitation program.  The intern will also assist the Planning Department in preparing its’ 2014 CDBG application.

Job Title:  Planning Intern

WHO we’re looking for & Job Description: 
This is a Clerical Position for Sophmores and Juniors.  Business Majors with a 3.0 or above.  Strong computer skills, must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point. Strong analytic skills, self-directed, detail oriented.  Coursework in one of these areas desirable: marketing, finance, public administration, environmental policy or accounting.  

Compensation:  $10/hour plus reimbursement for travel and travel expenses incurred as part of the job. 

Hours of work:  Monday-Friday: 8:30–4:30. Hours-20/maximum (flex Hrs)   

Start Date: Jan-(Mid), 2014.  End Date: This is a year round part-time position.

To whom should students send resume/application and how?  Mr. William D. Roth, Jr., Fairhaven Planning Director, at or Mail to Planning Department - 40 Center Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719.

Deadline for submitting resume/application:  Friday, January 3, 2014..