Michael Baker – Summer Planning Internship

Michael Baker

Michael Baker International’s Philadelphia office currently has an open summer internship position in the Planning and Environmental Services department. This position has an estimated start date of 5/20 – 6/3.

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Michael Baker International is seeking a dynamic and highly-motivated planning intern for our Philadelphia, PA office. 

This internship offers an opportunity to join a team of experienced planners, environmental scientists, GIS analysts, emergency managers, and engineers, and provide administrative and technical assistance to support Michael Baker’s multi-disciplinary planning services.

This position will provide support on a variety of projects that may include community engagement, hazard mitigation, flood risk communication, transportation, and environmental planning for federal, state, and local government clients, as well as private sector clients.


Duties include:

  • Conducting extensive research, data collection and analysis, and the preparation of written technical documents pertaining to land use, demographics, hazard risk and vulnerability, and transportation among others.
  • Conducting community and stakeholder engagement activities associated with various planning and engineering projects including stakeholder identification and contact information collection, letter/invitation/announcement drafting and mass mailing, presentation development and delivery, outreach material creation, mapping, press release development and various other media outreach creation.
  • Assisting with planning and facilitating meetings, workshops, and open houses.
  • Developing graphics and templates associated with written plans and reports.
  • Creating and maintaining databases in Excel and Access formats.


  • Currently enrolled as a part-time or full-time student in good academic standing at an accredited University, College, or Technical School.
  • Working towards a Bachelors’ or Masters’ Degree in Planning, Community Development, Urban Studies, Environmental Studies, Communications, Geography, or related discipline.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Possesses a strong interest in planning, environmental sciences, public outreach, and/or emergency management.
  • Possesses strong analytical skills, excellent writing and oral communications skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Preferred Skill Sets:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, GIS Software, and Microsoft Access.
  • Some experience in hazard resiliency, floodplain management, community outreach and planning, and/or transportation planning.

To apply for this job please visit mbakerintl.taleo.net.

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