The U.P. is actually my adopted home. I lived there for 7 years while pursuing my education between full-time and part-time coursework. I left the U.P. 2 years ago and I really miss it. Now I live in the Baltimore/Washingin D.C. metro area. It was neccesary to leave the U.P. so I could make some head way in my career.
My plan is to go back there when the time is right. Planning jobs are few and far between there. Turnover in U.P. public sector planning positions is low. Usually those who get into a planning job in this region stay in that positon for years and years.
Does anyone else have any thoughts or experience on the U.P. and planning careers?