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Job Opportunity – Senior Planner at Office of Transit in RI

The Rhode Island DOT’s Office of Transit is hiring a senior planner. This position includes working with MBTA commuter rail, Amtrak, and RIPTA bus in Rhode Island.

For more information and to apply, visit the Rhode Island State website.

Disclaimer

Please note: Job and internship postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.

 

Summer Job Opportunity – Intern at Freedom School Project

Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School is looking for young adults who are interested in education and would like to be in the classroom this summer. They will be hiring Servant Leader Interns at three sites this summer in Hartford’s North End neighborhood. This position is for a period of six weeks, from June 27th to August 5th. They are looking for passionate young people to work with scholars between grades K-5, those who want an experience in the education field, have a passion for working with children, and find value in giving back to their communities.

The applicant must be a distinguished college student or a recent college graduate. The position provides a total stipend of $3,630 over the course of 6 weeks.

For more information and to apply, contact Tieasha Gayle at freedomschool@cljct.org, or visit the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School website.

Disclaimer

Please note: Job and internship postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting,

 

BUILD Hartford – Course Opportunity

BUILD Hartford is looking to co-create opportunities for UConn students with the input of Launc[H], the City of Hartford, and community partners. These projects will be based around economic, innovative, and entrepreneurial opportunities in Hartford.

Students will work to understand opportunities in the Hartford Innovation Ecosystem, build connections to community organizations/stakeholders, and ideate solutions with attainable milestones within a specified timeline and budget. Students will also work with course instructors to pitch and identify mentors and community partners.

BUILD Hartford is a 3 credit course open to UConn undergraduate and graduate students in all majors from any campus. The program will be held in Downtown Hartford at the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, from August 29 to December 9, 2022. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and will be open through August 26, 2022. For more information and to apply, visit the BUILD Hartford website. 

Arthur V. Savage Internship Opportunity

The Parks & Trails of New York staff are searching for a new intern as a part of the Arthur V. Savage program. The Arthur V. Savage Internship Program offers an opportunity for undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates to work in Albany, NY with the Parks & Trails New York (PTNY) staff to shape policies, organize grassroots constituents and provide stewardship for parks, public lands, and other outdoor recreational facilities. The program provides interns with valuable, first-hand professional experience in the environmental field.

The position will be part-time and paid $15 an hour, beginning in August or September and running through December 2022.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references (including a former employer or supervisor of volunteer work) by June 30, 2022, to wcote@ptny.org with the subject line “ASI Internship.” 

Disclaimer

Please note: Job and internship postings are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the job posting.

 

Job Posting – Recreation Center Dir. for the City of Waterbury

The City of Waterbury is looking for a Recreation Center Director. For more information and to apply, visit the City of Waterbury website.

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PP 4034 Social Policy now available – Distance Learning

There has been an addition to the fall course offerings. PP 4034/PP 5344, Social Policy will be offered via Distance Learning on Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 9:00pm with Edith Barrett. The course is listed in Storrs but students from any campus can enroll. This course meets a Core requirement in the UCS major and minor.
 
If you have any questions, please contact your UCS faculty advisor.

Community Engagement & Policy Internship – Hartford City Council

The offices of Councilwoman Tiana Hercules and Councilman Josh Michtom seek to work with student interns to develop or improve policy through direct community engagement and research.

This internship will allow student interns to gain experience with public policy and community engagement. The position will combine research with community engagement by choosing a relevant policy for the student to research and present to members of the Hartford community. Each intern will be focusing on collecting and analyzing relevant information and data relating to a policy priority and finding strategic ways to engage the Hartford community into conversations about their thoughts and opinions about such policy. This specific internship would focus on translating data and results into more commonly understandable language with a more accessible presentation. Tools that will be used include infographics, social media plans, photography, video production, website management, and press outreach. Experience with these is helpful, but training is available. This position is unpaid. 

For more information and to apply for this position, visit Tiana Hercules and Josh Mitchtom’s website, email Renato.MuguerzaCalle@Hartford.gov.

Disclaimer

Please note: Internship opportunities are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the posting.

 

Job Opportunity – Junior Transport. Planner

Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates is seeking a motivated, inquisitive, and organized junior transportation planner for its Boston office to support the firm’s nationally recognized work in planning for more equitable and livable communities. A strong interest in and some understanding of multimodal and active transportation planning or policy is a must.

The junior transportation planners focus on planning for municipalities, agencies, universities, and private clients. Depending on your skills and our project needs, responsibilities include research, data collection and analysis, mapping, visual communications, writing and editing technical and public-facing reports, developing presentations and outreach materials, and supporting limited business development tasks. You will work both independently and as part of a team.

Candidates must have one of the following prerequisites:

  • A master’s degree in planning or an equivalent degree with a specialization in transportation planning and 0-2 years of relevant experience, OR
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field and 1-3 years of experience in transportation planning; other relevant degrees and concentrations include, but are not limited to, civil/traffic engineering, transportation operations, urban/city/regional planning, public health, urban design, geography, and landscape architecture

Strong candidates will have a passion for advancing equity through community-based efforts, including engagement with BIPOC communities, and will demonstrate an ability to work effectively with diverse communities.

To learn more and apply for this position, visit the Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates website.

 

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Please note: Internship opportunities are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the posting.

Employment Opportunity – Office Assistant for M&G Landscaping

M&G Landscaping is searching for a new part-time office assistant. They are located in West Hartford. The position will be $18/hr and will have 20-25 hours per week. The schedule will be flexible.

If interested, visit the M&G Landscaping website or contact jcarrasco@mnglandscaping.com.

Disclaimer

Please note: Job and internship opportunities are being provided for informational purposes only. Anyone interested in applying for one of these positions is responsible for verifying all related information. The Urban and Community Studies Program, nor the University is recommending these employers nor guaranteeing the accuracy of the information furnished in the posting.