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Urban and Regional Planners

Tips for Entry

Visit for job listings.

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

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

Conduct information interviews with planners and ask them for advice on landing a job.

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