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    Landscape architecture to planner suggestions

    I am going to be graduating with a BLA and im looking to go into a planning career. Apparently 40% of the graduating class from my school goes into planning. How does one jump start there career into this? what is the best method for making myself marketable to a planning office?

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    Quote Originally posted by JARED View post
    I am going to be graduating with a BLA and im looking to go into a planning career. Apparently 40% of the graduating class from my school goes into planning. How does one jump start there career into this? what is the best method for making myself marketable to a planning office?
    I work for a wierd office. Where I am everyone with a degree in Public Administration work in Zoning, everyone with a Landscape Architecture Degree work in Site Plan Review, and people with a degree in Urban and Regional Planning work in Long Range Planning.
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    By getting a Masters in UP. I would think.
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    Quote Originally posted by JARED View post
    I am going to be graduating with a BLA and im looking to go into a planning career. Apparently 40% of the graduating class from my school goes into planning. How does one jump start there career into this? what is the best method for making myself marketable to a planning office?
    Hook up with a land planning or design firm. Put your skills to work there and you could get a certificate in planning to help educate yourself on planning laws, fundamentals, etc. But private firms, along with most other places aren't really hiring, so you maybe going back and getting your master's degree just might be worth it.
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