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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 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 planning work, working conditions, employment, training, qualifications, 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 -


Los Angeles Section APA -
Orange Section APA -
Sacramento Valley Section APA -
San Diego Section APA -
Association of Bay Area Governments GLOBE -
Southern California Association of Governments -
San Diego Association of Governments -


SLO County Personnel Dept. -
Santa Barbara County Personnel Dept. -
Specialties–Environmental Planning & Management –
Planning and Conservation League–Environmental Jobs -
Specialties–Transportation Planning –
CalTrans Jobs –

Nationwide Planning Employment

National Listings

Planetizen Jobs -
National American Planning Association (Click on Jobs & Careers) -
Cyburbia Planning Job Listings -
UC Berekely's Planning, Arch. and Landscape Arch. Jobs Web page -
Community Development (Planning, Building, Economic Dev, etc.) -
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) Jobs Page -


American Planning Association (State/Regional Chapters-
Environmental Planning & Management Web Directory -
Environmental Careers -
Cyber-Sierra Natural Resource Jobs -
Jobs at Friends of the Earth -
The Nature Conservancy Jobs -

General Employment Resources (not Planning specific)

Los Angeles Times Job Search -
San Francisco Chronicle Job Search -
U.S. Government's official site for jobs and employment (USA Jobs) -
America's Job Bank -
SLO Tribune Job Search -
Monster Jobs -
CareerBuilder – (Select "Professional" category and type "Planner" into the box for best results.)
Professional Jobs and Internships in Washington D.C. -
Municipal World Job Search -
Job Application Center -




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