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gj in Bellevue, Washington

Updated 8 months ago

Are urban planner job opportunities growing or declining? - 114 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most urban planner...

Mia in Concord, Ontario

Updated 9 months ago

Urban Planning Degree, No Job - 1 Reply

Hello all, I am looking for some direction. I received my B.A. in Urban Planning (and took a few graduate level courses along with some GIS courses)...

Calexan in Denver, Colorado

Sustainable urban planning/development

I understand that finding jobs in this urban planning field is currently difficult. I have a BA degree in Environmental Science and am planning on...

geography guy in Houston, Texas

Can you get a city planner job without driving?

I am interested in city planning as a career. I recently completed a city planning internship. As far as I know, city planners need to drive for...

grinnell.12 in Lanham, Maryland

International Opportunities in Planning

Hey guys! I'm a recent graduate (in language- not planning/design field) and considering starting graduate studies in urban planning/landscape...

midrover170 in Boise, Idaho

Updated 68 months ago

Whats the ebst way to get into Urban Planning? - 2 Replies

I am curently going into my senior year as an Architecture student at Miami Univesity in Ohio and looking at getting into the Urban Planning Field...

tiana in Satellite Provider

Updated 70 months ago

do i have to be an architect to be a good planner - 14 Replies

i dont think so ,but when i see most planners they first study architecture and specialize in planning in their second degree.

dgrover in Alexandria, Virginia

Updated 79 months ago

Studying Urban Planning - 2 Replies

I studied economics (more on the social side of the subject) in undergrad (along with photography). I've been working in architectural photography...

stefano in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Updated 86 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your Urban Planner career? - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about being an Urban Planner? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

DB2 in San Francisco, California

Updated 95 months ago

Possible questions for US Govt. Urban Planner job's written exam ? - 1 Reply

Dear all, I am a recent graduate from Columbia University, NY in urban design. I am going to participate in a written exam for the job of an urban...

jennifer_slaton1 in Montgomery, Alabama

Updated 113 months ago

Top urban planner skills needed to get the job. - 2 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every urban planner must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your urban planner...


What are typical urban planner salaries?

Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this field? What skills should you learn to increase...


Tips for urban planner interviews.

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming urban planner interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?


Getting an urban planner job.

How did you get your start doing urban planner work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...


What are the best urban planner qualifications and training to get ahead?

What is the best training for becoming an urban planner? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective urban...

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