Internship Program

Be Part of Our Team!
The Planning internship program offers competitive internships, which are generally unpaid. The internships provide opportunities for:

  • earning academic credits
  • working on thesis projects
  • skill and resume building

The City of Eugene Planning Division is comprised of the following work groups:

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Within these work groups, interns have been involved in, and integral to the success of, a variety of planning related responsibilities and projects, such as:
  • Development of design standards
  • Geographical information systems (GIS)
  • Land use application processing
  • Land use code updates
  • Natural resources
  • The historic preservation program
  • Urban form illustrations
  • Urban growth boundary establishment (Envision Eugene)
  • Web development and design
  • Public outreach and participation
Current Openings
Available internship positions are typically posted one or two months prior to the beginning of quarterly school terms; however, they may also become available in the interim.

How to Apply
To apply for an open internship position, or to be a part of our applicant pool, please submit the following via e-mail:

Application submittal requirements are outlined in the internship announcement. When there are no openings posted, application materials can be submitted to Heather O'Donnell. Please submit all materials electronically.