Urban Planning Intern – Buildings – Summer 2024 (4 months)
City : CALGARY
Industry : Materials & Construction
Employer : Stantec
Urban Planning Intern - Buildings - Summer 2024 (4 months) - ( 230004TB )
Stantec’s Alberta based Community Development group is a market leader in the real estate planning and development industry. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.
Our multidisciplinary team covers planning and urban design, civil and stormwater engineering, landscape architecture, private site development, and construction management. We work with a diverse group of clients in land and site development, city-building and municipal projects, public realm and open space, and planning and development policy and strategy. Successful delivery of a diverse portfolio of projects and clients begins with insight and foresight into industry trends and engagement.
We have an opportunity for a student to join our Urban Planning team within Community Development for a 4-month summer internship. As a student within our team based in our Calgary office, you will have the opportunity to work on projects in the private and public sectors such as policy plans, new development plans, Outline Plans, Area Structure Plans, public engagement, and infrastructure planning. The role spans a broad range of planning disciplines and would suit an individual who strives to gain experience in a variety of planning capacities. Your focus in this role will be ensuring consistent and high-quality deliverables and bringing your subject matter expertise to inform and offer value to our clients. As a 22,000 person interdisciplinary firm, the business opportunities within Stantec are endless. At the same time, our planning and design team in the Calgary office totals ten staff which provides for a close working environment.
Your Key Responsibilities
- Support the development of reports and documents to facilitate the processing and approval of development applications, including Outline Plans, Area Structure Plans, and Development Permits.
- Supports the planning and organization of work throughout the life of a project to successfully deliver the project to the client.
- Utilize your knowledge of provincial and local planning policy in the preparation and management of planning policy studies.
- Assist organization of public consultation programs.
- Support marketing initiatives including strategic planning, opportunity identification, proposal pursuit and preparation, client liaison, preparation of on-line marketing content and social media monitoring.
- Interface with clients and provide clear, well-articulated and solution-oriented recommendations.
Your Capabilities and Credentials
Ability to support complex policy, land development, and community planning tasks.
Understanding of land development processes and planning policy/theory.
Strong communication, negotiation, interpersonal and time management skills with the ability to function in a high volume, challenging environment.
Demonstrates ability to readily identify potential problems on a project.
Efficient project management of multiple concurrent projects.
Highly effective in building and maintaining relationships.
Strong Microsoft Office skills. Experience with inDesign an asset.
Education and Experience
Actively progressing towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree or equivalent in Planning with at least one year of education completed by May 1, 2024.
Typical office environment working with computers. Some travel may be required to attend meetings with clients and review agencies. May occasionally visit study areas, construction sites and/or be exposed to outside elements and inclement weather conditions.
This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.
Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.
Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.
Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.
The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.
Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Calgary
Organization : BC-1165 CommDev-CA Alberta South
Employee Status : Temporary
Job Level : Entry Level
Travel : No
Schedule : Full-time
Job Posting : Nov 28, 2023, 2:17:42 PM
Req ID: 230004TB
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