Planning Intern

at Champaign County Regional Planning Commission in Urbana, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Planning Intern


Location: 1776 E. Washington Street, Urbana, IL, 61802

Base Pay:  $17.00 / Hour




The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission is offering an opportunity to intern with a team of professionals in a multifaceted planning program serving a wide variety of clients. 


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:


    1. Collect and analyze relevant data using standard methods.
    1. Work with staff conducting research, data analysis, GIS mapping, and preparing documents and other written communication.
    1. Participate in outreach events.
    1. Assist planners with other tasks as needed.




    1. Experience with spatial data formats and GIS software, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office products required.
    1. Familiarity with open-source GIS tools, including QGIS and PostGIS is preferred. 
    1. Good analytical skills and experience with Python and R desired as well as excellent verbal, written and organizational skills.
    1. At least three years of progress toward a degree in Urban Planning, Geography, or a related field or at least one year of progress toward a master's degree is preferred.




Competitive benefits and great work environment!
Status:  Temporary

Schedule:  10 to 20 hours per week 
Starting Hourly Wage: $17.00


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Job descriptions may be viewed at:  Job Description Page


CCRPC is an EEO/AA/ADA employer.     

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Job Posting: 11695690

Posted On: Feb 22, 2024

Updated On: Mar 08, 2024

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