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Sacramento County Planning and Environmental Review

Student Intern

Location(s): Sacramento
Contact Name: Emma Patten
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 916-875-4197
Salary Range: $15.46-$20.48 per hour
Web Site:
Job Description:
Sacramento County’s Planning and Environmental Review (PER) is seeking multiple student interns for our Zoning Administration, Current Planning, and Environmental Review teams. Join our team as an intern and work on a variety of tasks while gaining exposure to public sector land use planning and environmental review. Applicants must be full-time students in an accredited academic program at the time of hiring or be between semesters/quarters. Graduating seniors must be hired prior to the end of the academic-term, and will be eligible to work full-time for one year following graduation. The most competitive candidates are those students majoring in fields related to land use and community planning (e.g. Urban Studies, Planning, Public Policy, Geography, Environmental Planning, and the like). Candidates should have good writing, research and analytic skills, and project management abilities with an interest in zoning and land use planning, development review, and/or environmental review.

How to Apply: Please submit the following material to be considered for the internship:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • A Brief Writing Sample (e.g. portion of a term paper)
  • Your current school schedule and availability

Email application items to Emma Patten at by Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 5:00 PM. Interviews will held over Zoom and will be scheduled with the most qualified candidates following the application due date.

Submitted on Thursday, November 10, 2022

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