Resources for Current Students & Alumni

Find Jobs & Connect With Professionals

The School maintains a LinkedIn page that serves as our primary job board. We additionally post information about upcoming events and news that is pertinent to our alumni. This is the best way to stay updated with specific jobs that are sent to us by planning professionals around the world. If you have not already done so, request access to see job posts and school updates. This group is limited to School of City & Regional Planning current students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

Resources

These links and informative sites provide information on planning journals, scholarships, blogs, organizations, and other planning tools. Please click the links below to visit a particular page. 

 

Journals

Australian Planner

Berkeley Planning Journal

Built Environment

Canadian Journal of Urban Research

Carolina Planning

Cities

DISP

Economic Development Quarterly

Ekistics

Environment and Planning A

Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design

Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy

Environment and Planning D: Society and Space

European Planning Studies

European Research in Regional Science

European Urban and Regional Studies

Georgia Tech DC Internship Program

Growth and Change

Habitat International

Housing Policy Debate

Housing Studies

International Development Planning Review

International Journal of Urban and Regional Research

International Planning Studies

Journal of the American Planning Association

Journal of Architectural and Planning Research

Journal of Environmental Planning and Management

Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning

Journal of Planning Education and Research

Journal of Planning History

Journal of Planning Literature

Journal of Policy Analysis and Management

Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics

Journal of the American Water Resources Association

Journal of the Community Development Society

Journal of Urban Affairs

Journal of Urban Design

Journal of Urban Planning and Development

Land Economics

Land Use Policy

Landscape and Urban Planning

Planning Practice and Research

Planning Theory

Planning Theory and Practice

Places

Planning Perspectives

Policy Sciences

Progress in Planning

Regional Studies

Review of Regional Studies

Town Planning Review

Transportation Research

Transportation Research Record

Urban Affairs Review

Urban Design International

Urban Studies

Water Resources Research

 

Job Boards

General

APA (national job board)

Cyburbia

Energy NYC

Georgia Local Government Access

HistPres

International City/County Management Association

Indeed: One Search

Jobsearchusa.org internship portal

National Trust for Historic Preservation

New Urban Designer

Next City

Planetizen

Planners Network

PreserveNet

Prevention Institute

Public Service Careers

Regional Studies Association Opportunities

Town Planning Jobs

Global Atlanta

 

 

Governmental

Canadian local government jobs

Georgia Civil Service

Georgia Local Government Access Marketplace

Strategic Government Resources

US Office of Personnel Management USAJOBS

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Environmental

Brownfield Renewal

Cyber-Sierra's Natural Resources jobs portal

Environment America

Environmental Career Center

stopdodo.com Environment Jobs

Web directory's portal of environmental job boards

 

Planning Schools

University of California, Berkeley

University of Illionois Chicago

 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

University of Virginia

 

 

Non-profit

ASAE (in DC area)

Bridgestar

Council on Foundations

Idealist

Opportunity Knocks

 

Teaching and Research

ACSP Job Bank for faculty positions

Association of European Schools of Planning

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Inside Higher Education

The Times Higher Education

The University Consortium for Geographic Information Science

United Nations Careers

Urban Affairs Association

 

International

Peace and Collaborative Development Network

World Bank

 

Corporate

Jacobs Engineering, Inc.

 

Georgia Tech

Career Services

Division of Professional Practice - mock interviews, employer info sessions, and more.

Georgia Tech School of City and Regional Planning Alumni group on LinkedIn - includes a job board

Jacketnet Jobs

Policy at Tech: Policy internships and fellowships for Georgia Tech students
 

APA Job Boards By Chapter and State

Alabama

Arizona

California

California Insland Empire Section

California Los Angeles Section

California Orange Section

California Sacramento Valley Section

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Florida Planning and Zoning Association

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

National Capital Area

Nebraska

Nevada

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York Metro Area

New York Upstate

North Carolina

Northern New England

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Virginia

Washington State

West Virginia

Western Central

Wisconsin

 

Additional Resources

Read the Arizona APA survey results for some great career advice. More than 800 planning professionals representing all 50 states participated. It provides insights to typical interview formats, necessary technical skills, most important characteristics of job candidates, etc.

 

Blogs and Portals

Portals

The Atlantic Cities                                

Cyburbia

The Cyberhood

Eltis - urban mobility in Europe

International Development Communities

NewGeography

New Urban Network

Partnerships for Sustainable Communities                                        

Planetizen

Planum - The European Journal of Planning

Resource for Urban Design Information (RUDI)

SAPLING - architecture, planning & landscape information gateway

The Urban Gateway                               

Urbanicity

Urban Portal - University of Chicago Urban Social Science
 

Tools

Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse
 

Blogs

Atlanta/Georgia Planning

APA Advance in Atlanta Conference Blog

Buckhead CID

The Ethics of Metropolitan Growth

 

gravelblog

The Moving History

People, Place, Purpose

Saporta Report

Sustainable Cities Collective

 

 

General Planning

Ann Forsyth on planning education, careers, and other useful tips

Barbara Faga (PhD class of '13) onPlanetizen

Bruce Stiftel, Chairman of the School of City and Regional Planning, onPlanetizen

Citiwire

Cliff Hague - on global planning issues

Create Equity

The Director's blog on community planning, urban design, environmental and transportation issues

The Global Urbanist

JPER Blog

Lisa Schweitzer on Sustainable Cities and Transport

The Market Street Report

Martin Krieger's "This Week's Finds in Planning"

MetroTrends Blog

The Outlaw Urbanist radical urbanistson a mission "to expose the heathens who are destroying our cities"

Planetizen Interchange

Tom Sanchez (PhD '96) on transportation mobility, policy, and impacts

A Science of Cities

Urban Vietnam - Nguyen DoDzung's (MCRP '12) blog (in Vietnamese)

Urbanophile

The IIED Blog

The guardian's interactive map of the best city blogs around the world
 

For Students 

ACSP's Student Network - site has links to student journals, fellowships and student awards

AESOP's Young Academics' Network - European network of urban planning doctoral students and entry-level university scholars

American Planning Association Student Services include New Planner newsletter for planning students, and a student e-mail listserv

Get a Life, Phd - Tanya Golash-Boza's blog on how to succeed in academia and have a life at the same time.

PhD Bowling League - This is an essential e-mail listserv of US doctoral students in planning

PlaNet - European association of urban planning students

Royal Town Planning Institute Young Planners Network

The Scholar's Survival Manual - Martin Krieger's blog on academia

Versatile Ph.D. - The Versatile Ph.D. is a web-based resource for members of the graduate community at Georgia Tech who are interested in exploring non-academic career options

Young Planners Group - the Georgia chapter of the American Planning Association

 

Firms and Organizations

National Organizations

American Planning Association

Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations

Architects, Designers, and Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR)

Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning

Center for Economic and Policy Research

Citi for Cities

Eno Center for Transportation

National Academy of Environmental Design

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Planners Network (student listserv, resources for progressive planners, Student Disorientation Guide)

Society for American City and Regional Planning History

Society for College and University Planning

Urban Affairs Association

Urban Land Institute

Urban and Regional Information Systems Association - for the GIS community
 

National Organizations of Other Countries

Asociación Española de TécnicosUrbanistas (AETU) [Spain]

 Nazionale Associazionedegli Urbanistie dei Pianificatori ambientali eterritoriali (ASSURB) [Italy]

Canadian Institute of Planners

Fédération Suisse des Urbanistes (FSU) [Switzerland]

Institute of Town Planners [India]

Irish Planning Institute

Malaysian Institute of Planners

New Zealand Planning Institute

Planning Institute of Australia

Royal Town Planning Institute

Singapore Institute of Planners

Société Française des Urbanistes (SFU)[France]

South African Council for Town and Regional Planning

Vereinigung für Stadt-, Regional- undLandesplanung (SRL)[Germany]
 

International Organizations

Commonwealth Association of Planners

European Council of Spatial Planners

Global Planning Education Association Network

Global Planners Network

Institute for Transportation & Development Policy

International Association for China Planning

International Federation of Housing and Planning

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

IsoCARP: International Society of City and Regional Planners

North American Regional Science Council

People Building Better Cities

Regional Studies Association

UN Habitat (Human SettlementsProgramme)
 

Humanitarian Groups

Habitat for Humanity International

U.S. Agency for International Development (US AID)

World Bank
 

Georgia Planning

Private Firms

AECOM

Alston & Bird LLP

Arcadis

Atkins North America

Booz, Allen, Hamilton  

Brown and Caldwell

Cambridge Systematics

CB Richard Ellis

CDM                   

CH2M Hill

Civic Strategies, Inc.

Clark Patterson Lee

The Collaborative Firm, LLC

Croy Engineering, LLC

Edward Pitman Environmental Inc.

Georgia Coastal Research Council

Georgia Sea Grant

GeoStats

Green Street Properties

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Gresham Smith & Partners

HDR

HNTB

HOK Planning Group

 

Iteris

Jacobs Engineering

Keck & Wood, Inc.

Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc.

Lemongrass Consulting

Lord Aeck Sargent

The Louis Berger Group

LSL Planning, Inc.

 

Mactec/AMEC

Market and Main, Inc.

Market Street Services

New South Associates

Northrup Grumman Corporation

Ocmulgee Site & Environmental Service, Inc.

Parsons Brinckerhoff

Perkins + Will

POND-ECOS

Progressive Redevelopment Inc.

Reynolds, Smith, and Hills, Inc. (RS&H) 

Robert and Company

Ross and Associates

Sizemore Group

Southface Energy

The Southern Company/Georgia Power

Stantec

STV

Tapestry Development Group, Inc.

 

 

 

Government Agencies

Georgia Department of Community Affairs

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Georgia Department of Transportation

US Department of Housing and Urban Development

US Department of Transportation

US Environmental Protection Agency

US Federal Emergency Management Agency

World Bank

 

Third Sector

Atlanta Preservation Center

The Civic League for Regional Atlanta 

Georgia Conservancy

Georgia STAND-UP

Greater Atlanta Home Builders Assn.

Habitat for Humanity

Metro Atlanta Chamber

Nature Conservancy

Life Cycle Building Center

Southern Conservation Trust

The Trust for Public Land

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

PEDS

Tertra Tech

Trammell Crow Company

Troutman Sanders, LLP

Tunnell Spangler Walsh and Associates

Urban Collage

UrbanTrans Consultants

URS Corporation

Weissman, Nowack, Curry & Wilco, PC

Wilbur Smith Associates

 

 

 

Bibliographic Resources