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Planning Intern - City of Kenmore ( Job # 17-0006)

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Minimum Salary: $15.00 per hour
Maximum Salary: $15.00 per hour
Employment Type: Internship
Department: Community Development
Closes: July 27, 2017 at 5:00 PM. Applications first reviewed on: Monday, June 5, 2017
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


The City of Kenmore is seeking a graduate student to work on planning projects within the City’s Community Development Department. The position is open to current graduate students or those who have been accepted to and will be attending graduate school in the fall. This is a summer internship of approximately 16 hours/week, to start as soon as possible. There is some flexibility around the daily and weekly schedule.  Pay rate will be $15/hour with no benefits.

Project Duties

Project duties include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct research, analysis and prepare reports on a variety of planning policy topics
  • Assist in preparing information for the Planning Commission and Council, including preparation of maps
  • Other duties as assigned
  • BA/BS in planning, political science, public administration, geography, urban studies, or similar field.
  • Enrollment in an MA/MS related graduate program
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel and web-based programs
  • Proficiency in mapping skills such as ArcGIS, Google applications
  • Ability to conduct independent research, compile and present results in a report format
  • Valid drivers license in order to conduct field research
  • Availability to work 16 hours or more per week, through August
Application Process

First review of applications will be March 27, 2017.

All applications must be submitted at

Contact Debbie Bent, Community Development Director at with questions related to duties or qualifications/skills.


City of Kenmore
18120 68th Ave NE
Kenmore, WA 98028