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Environmental Planners

Tips for Entry

Read publications such as Planning ( to learn more about industry trends and potential employers.

Visit and for job listings.

Join professional associations, such as the American Planning Association (APA), to access training and networking opportunities, industry publications, and employment opportunities. The APA offers great resources at its Web site,

Attend the APA’s National Planning Conference ( and other industry events to network and interview for jobs.

Participate in internships or part-time jobs that are arranged by your college’s career services office. 

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