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Summer Planning Intern (Paid)


  • Kounkuey Design Initiative
  • 01/18/21
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 90014
  • range / Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Title: Planning Intern (Paid)
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Organization: Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI)
Job Opening: Summer (flexible depending on school schedule)
Closing date: When Filled

KOUNKUEY DESIGN INITIATIVE is currently seeking a planning intern to add to our growing team in Los Angeles, CA. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and creative self-starter to work directly with under-resourced communities throughout Southern California on community-driven development. The position is based in our downtown Los Angeles office; there will be opportunities to accompany staff to projects throughout L.A., in the Eastern Coachella Valley, and other areas in Southern California.

Job Description:
The Planning Intern will work closely with the Planning, Design, and Community Departments to support our participatory design process, economic and social development programs, mobility planning, and site planning on various public space projects in the Southern California region. The Planning Intern will support project managers on planning, policy, and community organizing projects and campaigns to activate vacant land, turn streets into play spaces, create new parks, and improve transportation infrastructure. The Planning Intern will also assist in the development of new projects addressing homelessness, schoolyards, and other topics.

The Planning Intern will be expected to work from our downtown Los Angeles office full-time.

Qualifications:
Undergraduate or graduate-level coursework in Urban Planning or related field
Strong commitment to social justice
Excellent writing, analytical, and research abilities
Proficient in Adobe InDesign and GIS preferred
Bilingual in English and Spanish (verbal and written) strongly preferred

How to Apply:
Send electronic copy of cover letter, resume, writing sample and three (3) references portfolio optional but preferredto: LAJobs@kounkuey.org
Subject heading: Planning Intern: Your Name

About KDI:
KDI is a non-profit design and community development organization. We collaborate with under-resourced communities to advance equity and activate the unrealized potential in neighborhoods and cities. We accomplish this mission through advocacy, research, planning, and built works.

We have been recognized for our innovative approach to poverty alleviation by notable institutions such as The Rockefeller Foundation, UN-Habitat, The California Endowment, Ashoka Changemakers, American Express, Annenberg Alchemy, Smithsonian Institute, IDEO, Echoing Green, The Atlantic Renewal Project, and UN/Dubai and Swiss Re Foundation.

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