ABOUT URBAN PLANNING INTERNSHIPS ABROAD
World Endeavors Urban Planning interns get the chance to learn how cities are organized in different cultural, economic, and geographical contexts. Interns may work in public departments or private businesses where they may assist with preparing and evaluating spatial and quantitative analysis, researching and creating reports, and analyzing data on land use, transportation, and natural resources. Some research and administrative support work may also be part of interns’ responsibilities.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: URBAN PLANNING ABROAD
Going abroad is one of the best ways to learn how urban planners adapt to different situations, and an internship in the field is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the work of urban planning and development. For interns who want to pursue a career in urban planning, an internship offers valuable hands-on experience and a depth of understanding of the field.
Interns in the field of urban planning should be organized, detail-oriented, adaptable, and have a strong interest in the field. Good communication and interpersonal skills, the willingness to do a variety of tasks as needed, and the ability to meet deadlines will all help ensure a successful internship.