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Urban Planning Intern - Summer 2024 (4 Months)

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🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship

Architecture & Urban Planning•Calgary


  • 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.


  • 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.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning


  • 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.


Work type

Full time

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  • 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.