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Thread: Urban Planner looking for work

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    Sep 2011
    Montreal, Quebec

    Urban Planner looking for work

    I did a Master's in City and Regional Planning several years ago. After that, I had a 3-month internship in a municipal neighbourhood revitalization department, then I looked for planning jobs for 6 months, then I worked as a Planner I at a municipal planning department but I had to resign after only a few months, and for 1.5 years after that I worked as an urban planning consultant for a couple of firms (quite underpaid). After all that, two years ago, I started another Master's - this time in Environmental Impact Assessment, to broaden my planning-related skills and to increase the chance of getting jobs (and that program has an internship requirement, which I've already fulfilled). Now, I'm in the middle of writing a thesis for my second Master's, and I'm looking for planning or environmental jobs that fit my qualifications.

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    OH....IO Hink's avatar
    Jan 2005
    Hang on Sloopy...land
    Welcome from the Great State of Ohio! Not sure if you are joining just to try and get a job, or if you want to join our community. If it is the second, welcome; if it is the first, I would imagine you won't be around for too long.
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    Cyburbian dandy_warhol's avatar
    Aug 2005
    Hello from New York!

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    Cyburbian ursus's avatar
    Dec 2008
    Northern Utah
    Good luck with the thesis and the job search, and welcome from Utah! Hope we see you around on the forums.
    "...I would never try to tick Hink off. He kinda intimidates me. He's quite butch, you know." - Maister

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