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Delaware County Planning Department is seeking summer interns studying planning or a related field. Delaware County residence is preferred.

Delaware County Planning Department offers internships to qualified individuals studying at the college or graduate level. There are a variety of paid and unpaid opportunities for internships in a range of specialties in the planning field. Delaware County residency is preferred.

Planning Specialties

Internships are available in the following planning specialties, though interns generally are able to work cross-disciplinarily as projects and qualifications allow.

Community and Regional Planning – Working to plan effectively at the regional and municipal level. Key projects this summer include Delaware County 2035 implementation and Housing Plan creation, assisting with municipal zoning ordinance and comprehensive plan creation, and general community assistance projects.

Environmental Planning – Key projects include assisting with current open space/recreation and stormwater management planning projects.

Historic Preservation Planning – Use strategic planning tools to protect historic, cultural, and archaeological resources. Key projects include assisting with HUD Section 106 reviews, County-wide Historic Resource Inventory creation, and related historic preservation work.

Transportation Planning – Final preparation and distribution of Delaware County Public Transit Map; personal car would be helpful.

How to Apply

Forward cover letters and resumes (in MS Office or PDF format) to:

Michelle Signora, Office Administrator
Delaware County Planning Department
Court House/Government Center
201 W. Front Street
Media, PA 19063

Please include your interest in internship status indicating if you are seeking college credit in lieu of compensation. In order to avoid delays in the selection and candidate approval process, if you are invited to discuss your qualifications in person, it would be helpful to complete an Application for Employment prior to your scheduled appointment and have it available when you arrive.

Questions about internships? Contact the Planning Department at 610-891-5200 or




201 West Front Street, Media, PA 19063

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