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.


The Community Planning Intern will assist the Community Planning Division staff with various tasks related to the citywide planning process. The Citywide Plan is an opportunity to set a direction for a sustainable, prosperous future. The intern will provide support to a citizen advisory committee which may include coordinating meetings, attending evening meetings, and taking meeting notes. The intern will also help in research and analysis of a variety of planning disciplines and in implementing a robust community engagement program. Other planning duties may be assigned if time permits.

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


The City's Housing Division is seeking an intern to support efforts to expand the City's stock of housing that is affordable to low, moderate and middle-income households. The intern will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks including data collection and analysis, research to support existing and new policy initiatives, and preparation of written and visual materials for City publications and other mediums. The work produced by the intern will support Housing Division efforts to identify and create opportunities for new affordable housing development in Cambridge.

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