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Environmental Planning Student Intern – Kansas City, MO

Organization: Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)

Position Title: Environmental Planning Student Intern

Location: Kansas City, MO

Hours & Compensation: Up to 20 hrs/wk throughout the academic year. $13/hours.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Posted On: February 8, 2013

Organization Overview:

Some issues reach across the boundaries of individual communities. Often they can only be addressed by working together.

The Mid-America Regional Council promotes regional cooperation and develops innovative solutions. We help create a community people are proud to call home.

MARC is a nonprofit association of city and county governments and the metropolitan planning organization for the bistate Kansas City region. Governed by a board of local elected officials, we serve nine counties and 119 cities.

We provide a forum for the region to work together to advance social, economic and environmental progress.

MARC is funded by federal, state and private grants, local contributions and earned income. A major portion of our budget is passed through to local governments and other agencies for programs
and services.

The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), the metropolitan planning organization and voluntary association of local governments for the bi-state Kansas City region, is seeking an Environmental Planning Intern to support its water quality planning program.
  • Assist professional staff in researching and providing public education on a variety of issues related to smart growth, water quality, urban forestry, and green infrastructure conservation.
  • Support meetings of the water quality public education committee
  • Represent MARC at community events to share water quality information with the public
  • Policy research
  • Grant management
  • Writing case studies of best practices
  • GIS analysis using new regional land cover data
  • Surveys of local governments
  • Current student enrolled in a bachelor/master’s level program or have graduated from a bachelor/master’s level program within the past six months
  • Educational and/or past work experience must be in urban planning, environment, geography, public administration, or a related field.
  • Experience in environmental studies is preferred.
  • Good research, analytical and writing skills are necessary.
  • Occasional weekend or evening event work may be required.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
How to Apply: Visit the MARC website at and apply online.
Contact Information:
Mid-America Regional Council,
600 Broadway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64105-1659
Phone: 816-474-4240
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