Internship Opportunities

Available Internships

The Community Development Department hires interns to assist with various planning projects and research tasks. Any internships for which we are currently accepting applications will be listed on this page, along with contact information and a link to a job description.

Graphic Design & Communications Internship

Reporting to CDD's Communications Manager, the selected candidate will provide graphic design support to the department's communications campaigns. Specific responsibilities include: 
  • Collaborate with Communications Manager to advance department-wide collateral material guidelines and style guides
  • Create basic layouts/design templates for postcards, posters, brochures, flyers, reports, and other materials
  • Create original designs and graphics for communications campaigns supporting each division of CDD
  • Create digital designs and graphics for social media use (Facebook ads, Twitter posts, etc.)
  • Establish format for photo and image library and maintain as needed.
  • Assist with print production (set up files, archive, etc.)
  • Participate in meetings and brainstorming sessions for upcoming communications campaigns
  • Provide communications-related administrative support as needed

For more information on how to apply, view the job description. 

Zoning and Development Internship

The Zoning and Development Intern will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including: assisting in review of design and development proposals and other zoning-related initiatives, providing staff support for Planning Board meetings (held most Tuesday evenings), occasional City Council hearings, community meetings, and in-house review meetings, assisting in preparing meeting materials and presentations for Planning Board and City Council, organizing processing information to be made available to the public on the CDD website, researching, analyzing, and summarizing zoning practices and precedents in other municipalities, and more.

For more information and instructions on how to apply, please see the job description.