Seattle Parks & Recreation Planning and Development Intern

The Seattle Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a college student to gather research and inventory desired by the department, to work on standardization updates, to invigorate and enliven staff, to foster relationships between students and mentors.

This intern will focus on a renovation study of the historic Queen Anne Boulevard, an Olmsted designed Landmarked Street.  The focus of the intership will be to provide recommendations to the capital projects planning and development team as they plan future capital projects for this work.  Tasks will include an inventory of the current SPR owned streetscape, a condition assessment, research to inform historically appropriate design, and recommendations on how to sequence the renovation.  Work will also include cost estimating utilizing parks current estimating tools.  Deliverables include a proposal of renovation recommendations to be presented to members of Seattle Landmarks and to the Friends of Seattle Olmsted Parks.

 

The Seattle Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a college student to gather research and inventory desired by the department, to work on standardization updates, to invigorate and enliven staff, to foster relationships between students and mentors.

This intern will focus on a renovation study of the historic Queen Anne Boulevard, an Olmsted designed Landmarked Street.  The focus of the intership will be to provide recommendations to the capital projects planning and development team as they plan future capital projects for this work.  Tasks will include an inventory of the current SPR owned streetscape, a condition assessment, research to inform historically appropriate design, and recommendations on how to sequence the renovation.  Work will also include cost estimating utilizing parks current estimating tools.  Deliverables include a proposal of renovation recommendations to be presented to members of Seattle Landmarks and to the Friends of Seattle Olmsted Parks.

Educational Benefit to Student:

Inventory and analysis, research, simple design, cost estimating, presentation, creating a summary report.
Job Responsibilities

  • Data collection/inventory.
  • Simple design and compilation of a report of recommendations.
  • Research.
  • Presentation of findings and recommendations.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

Must be enrolled in an accredited educational program, preferably studying:  landscape architecture, Architecture, Planning, Environmental Science, Historic Preservation or a related field.

Undergraduate interns must maintain a satisfactory GPA of 2.0 or higher for the duration of the internship.

Experience:

  • Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email.
  • Ability to present in meetings, log information, listen and ask questions.
  • Is proactive and a leader.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with landmarks or historic projects.

Additional Information

Start/End Dates:  Intern will start as soon as possible and end in September.

Schedule:  Intern will work 20 hours/week and can schedule work hours between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Salary:  Undergraduates will be paid $16.12/hour.

How to Apply:  complete an online application and include the following:

  • Unofficial transcript including current classes and GPA
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample
  • Two References

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Educational Benefit to Student:

Inventory and analysis, research, simple design, cost estimating, presentation, creating a summary report.
Job Responsibilities

  • Data collection/inventory.
  • Simple design and compilation of a report of recommendations.
  • Research.
  • Presentation of findings and recommendations.

 

The Seattle Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a college student to gather research and inventory desired by the department, to work on standardization updates, to invigorate and enliven staff, to foster relationships between students and mentors.

This intern will focus on a renovation study of the historic Queen Anne Boulevard, an Olmsted designed Landmarked Street.  The focus of the intership will be to provide recommendations to the capital projects planning and development team as they plan future capital projects for this work.  Tasks will include an inventory of the current SPR owned streetscape, a condition assessment, research to inform historically appropriate design, and recommendations on how to sequence the renovation.  Work will also include cost estimating utilizing parks current estimating tools.  Deliverables include a proposal of renovation recommendations to be presented to members of Seattle Landmarks and to the Friends of Seattle Olmsted Parks.

Educational Benefit to Student:

Inventory and analysis, research, simple design, cost estimating, presentation, creating a summary report.
Job Responsibilities

  • Data collection/inventory.
  • Simple design and compilation of a report of recommendations.
  • Research.
  • Presentation of findings and recommendations.

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