City of Ann Arbor
  • Systems Planning
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • 13.33
  • Hourly
  • Part Time


Starting Hourly Rate: $13.33

The Planning and Engagement Intern reports to the Systems Planning Analyst in the Systems Planning Unit at the City of Ann Arbor.

Nature of Work: Assist with project administration, community engagement, development of communications for public distribution, project website updates, coordinate projects within the organization, interface between the City and community, and complete other tasks as assigned. The focus of the Systems Planning Unit is planning for City infrastructure and assets. Assignments may include projects related to transportation, utilities, water resources, economic vitality, environmental protection, climate and sustainability, and resource recovery and solid waste. 

Required Qualifications: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications. Detail oriented. Strong organization skills. Availability to attend evening meetings. Able to attend public meetings held at City facilities, project site, and other community meeting spaces. Comfortable working among multiple different projects and topics.

Preferred Qualifications: Some college level coursework completed toward a degree in any of the following areas, or other related field: Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Public Policy, Public Administration, Natural Resources, Communications, Public Relations. Some experience using Adobe Creative suite preferred.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Duties entail the ability to work at a computer keyboard and on the telephone for extended periods of time. Operating standard office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements. Move and lift objects up to 20 lbs such as mail, files and supplies.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 lbs of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.


We are proud of our diverse workforce and our commitment to equal opportunity.  We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived age, arrest record, color, disability, educational association, familial status, family responsibilities, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, HIV status, marital status, national origin, political beliefs, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, source of income, veteran status, victim of domestic violence or stalking, or weight in any aspect of our hiring or employment process. The City of Ann Arbor has earned a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Municipal Equality Index (MEI), which assesses lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer equality in more than 500 cities across the nation.


City of Ann Arbor
  • Apply Now

    using our quick 3 minute application!

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we contact you?

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share This Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
Logo f twitter in Contact Services Departments