The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Planning & Research Department – 2016 Summer Internship Program

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Planning & Research Department is seeking summer interns to engage in challenging regional planning tasks that address economic, housing, land use, neighborhood development, resiliency, urban, and water policies. Projects and tasks will be assigned based on skill sets and interests:

  • Economic Development
  • Regional Housing Permitting Activity
  • Regional Housing Policy
  • Regional Resilience Measures
  • Water and Infrastructure

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Work Location: Oakland and/or San Francisco, CA. See job announcement for more info.

Applicants must be in urban or regional planning or related field, and have completed at least their junior year of undergraduate study, be in a graduate program, or have recently graduated. Other qualifications include excellent writing, analytical, and communication skills, and an understanding of recent urban growth patterns, sustainability and equity concepts. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel is required. GIS and data collection skills are desirable.

Compensation: $18-$20 per hour depending on education and experience

Term: Up to twelve weeks (June through September 2016)

To apply, submit one email with the following (5) items by Friday, April 15, 2016, to Christina Fong at

  1. ABAG application (Use “2016” for Job Number)
  2. Interest Form (choice of internship projects)
  3. Resume
  4. One-Page Writing Sample
  5. Cover Letter

The Application, Interest Form and detailed Job Announcement can be obtained Questions contact Christina Fong by email at or by phone (510) 464-7941.  EOE

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