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City Planner Position – Cranston, RI

The city of Cranston, Rhode Island is seeking a Senior City Planner. Those with a Bachelor’s degree and relevant professional experience may also apply. See full job description.

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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.

Student Worker Position – UCS Office on the Hartford Campus

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The Urban and Community Studies Program on the Hartford campus is seeking a part time student worker to provide clerical (i.e., data entry, filing, scanning, copying, proofreading, stocking of supplies, and front desk coverage) and program support. The student will also assist with the planning and execution of program events including tabling to educate students about our program. The student worker may also perform other office duties as assigned. Must be available to work a minimum of three to eight hours per week depending on program needs during our regular program office hours.

Minimum:

Ability to speak clearly and communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff
Good writing and organizational skills, with attention to detail
A solid understanding of Microsoft Word
A positive attitude
Must be able to use discretion and abide by university confidentiality standards
Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently
Ability to follow through with assignments
Ability to follow directions and complete tasks in a timely fashion

Preferred:

Experience proofreading
Undergraduate student familiar with the Urban and Community Studies Program/major
Experience with event planning, tabling and/or community engagement
Experience with Microsoft Excel, Publisher, and/or Canva.
Hourly rate: $14.15/hour to $14.50/hour

 

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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.

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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. 

Summer Employment Opportunity – End Hunger Connecticut

End Hunger Connecticut is looking for two Summer Associates to help promote Connecticut’s free Summer Meals Program between June-August. They are looking for someone passionate about addressing food insecurity, helping children in the community, and interested in visiting summer meal sites across CT. This is a paid, full-time, summer position with two positions available. Applications are viewed on a rolling basis. To learn more and to apply, visit the End Hunger Connecticut website.

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Employment Opportunity – Freelance News Correspondent

The Republican-American, Sunday Republican and rep-am.com seek freelance news correspondents in Greater Waterbury towns. These regular correspondents are independent freelancers paid by the inch and photo published, but they will also play a vital role in the overall news team. Some reporting experience required, as is the ability to shoot and file photos and stories and communicate with assignment editors by email. Send resume, work samples to News Correspondents, ra-hr@rep-am.com.  

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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