During the spring quarter, weekly emails with job and internship announcements are sent to all CRP students. During summer, fall and winter quarters, job and internship announcements will be sent occasionally, as the CRP office learns of opportunities. Job and internship announcements are also posted on the bulletins outside the CRP office.
If you are not on the email distribution list, please send an email from your Cal Poly email address to email@example.com to request to be added.
Recruiting: If you are interested in sharing an internship or job announcement with the CRP student body, please select one of the following: Recruit a student intern or Recruit a CRP graduate
General Resources for Job Seekers
The following employment resource links are organized into the categories of California Planning Employment, Nationwide Planning Employment and General Employment (not Planning specific).
Go to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook for Planners web page for a description of the work, working conditions, employment, training, other qualifications, and advancement, job outlook, and earnings.
Know of any sites that we've missed? Did any of the links you tried fail?
Please email Mike Boswell and let us know!
California Planning Employment
California APA Job Board - http://www.apacalifornia.org/en/jobs/index.asp
Los Angeles Section APA - http://www.la-apa.org/jobs
Orange Section APA - http://oc-apa.org/ocapa_features/wrap/wrap.php?4
Sacramento Valley Section APA - http://www.sactoapa.org/
San Diego Section APA - http://www.sdapa.org/jobs/index.php
Association of Bay Area Governments GLOBE - http://www.abag.ca.gov/bayarea/commerce/globe/
Southern California Association of Governments - http://agency.governmentjobs.com/scag/default.cfm
San Diego Association of Governments - http://www.sandag.org/index.asp?fuseaction=jobs.home
SLO County Personnel Dept. - http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/hr.htm
Santa Barbara County Personnel Dept. - http://countyofsb.org/hr
Specialties–Environmental Planning & Management – http://www.greenjobsearch.org/
Planning and Conservation League–Environmental Jobs - http://www.pcl.org/envjobs/index.html
Specialties–Transportation Planning – http://www.indeed.com
CalTrans Jobs – http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/jobs/vacancy.htm
Nationwide Planning Employment
PLANETIZEN Jobs - http://www.planetizen.com/jobs/
American Planning Association (National) (Click on Jobs & Careers) - http://www.planning.org/
Cyburbia Planning Job Listings - http://www.cyburbia.org/forums/
UC Berekely's Planning, Arch. and L. Arch. Jobs Web page - https://career.berkeley.edu/Infolab/Jobsites.stm
Community Development (Planning, Building, Economic Dev, etc.) - http://www.govtjobs.com/econ/index.html
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Jobs Page Primarily academic jobs. - http://www.acsp.org/jobs/jobs.html
American Planning Association State/Regional Chapters
Most APA Chapter web pages have employment links for their state or region. - www.planning.org/Chapters/links.html
Specialties–Environmental Planning & Management - http://www.greenjobsearch.org/
Provides links to environmental employment resources
Environmental Career.com - http://environmentalcareer.com/
Categories Available: Biology, Career Changers, Environmental Education, Environmental Policy, Environmental Sciences, Forestry and Nature
Cyber-Sierra Natural Resource Jobs - http://www.cyber-sierra.com/nrjobs/
Jobs at Friends of the Earth - http://www.foe.co.uk/get_involved/jobs_index.html
The Nature Conservancy Jobs - http://www.nature.org/about-us/careers/index.htm
General Employment Resources (not Planning specific)
Los Angeles Times Job Search - http://www.latimes.com/classified/jobs/
San Francisco Chronicle Job Search - http://www.sfgate.com/jobs/
USA Jobs - www.usajobs.gov
The U.S. Government's official site for jobs and employment information provided by the United States Office of Personnel Management.
America's Job Bank - http://www.jobbankinfo.org/
SLO Tribune Job Search - http://www.sanluisobispo.com/classifieds/jobs/
Monster - http://www.monster.com/
Search over 800,000 jobs, build and post your resume and access thousands of pages of career info and advice.
CareerBuilder – http://www.careerbuilder.com/
This site searches the most recent Sunday editions of a number of newspapers (national and local). More newspapers are continually added to the site. You are able to select the newspapers that you'd like to search and the job category. Searching for planning positions isn't always easy but I've had the most success with selecting the Professional category and then typing Planner into the box.
Washington Jobs.com - http://www.washingtonpost.com/wl/jobs/home
Search for professional jobs and internships. This is an excellent source for Internships in Washington, D.C. area.
Municipal World Job Search! - http://www.municipalworld.com/index.php/JobBoard/Index
Job Application Center - http://www.jobapplicationcenter.com/