Internship Opportunities

Available Internships

From time to time 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.

Transportation Data Internship

The Parking and Transportation Demand Management intern will work on a wide variety of data analysis tasks, from assisting in the annual PTDM monitoring and reporting process to helping build a groundbreaking database. The intern will learn how to implement a national model for improving mobility and access, reducing congestion and air pollution, and increasing safety by promoting walking, bicycling, public transit, and other sustainable modes. 

For more information and how to apply, see the full description of the position.

Community Planning Internship

Working under the direction of the Community Planning team, the intern will assist the division with various tasks related to Envision Cambridge, the citywide planning process. The intern will help in research and analysis of a variety of planning disciplines and in implementing a robust community engagement program. 

For more information and how to apply, see the full description of the position.

Rental Housing Program Internship

The City’s inclusionary housing and rental programs are currently undergoing rapid expansion, and major policy and programmatic changes are being considered.   The intern will work with the rental and inclusionary housing team on a variety of tasks with a focus on research and analysis to support existing policies and help guide the development of new policy initiatives and practices.    The selected candidate will gain an understanding of the full range of affordable rental programs offered by the City.

For more information and how to apply, see the full description of the position.