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Internship placement sites

Here are some recent internship placement sites, in no particular order. Since most students do their internship in the Chicago metro area, unless otherwise noted, that's where these organizations are located.

Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago
Village of Lemont
Austin Coming Together
Housing Opportunities for Women
Metropolitan Planning Council
The National Trust for Historic Preservation, Chicago Field Office here for more....

UPP Next: A Professional Development Series

Upcoming events this fall include Planning Your Master's Project and Presentation Skills. Check back for more info.

Confused about how to plan your Master's Project?

Do you have questions about what makes a good Master’s project or
thesis? Are you still trying to decide on a topic? For many, the entire
process can seem overwhelming. But it's important to get started
early--your Master's Project or thesis is an important way to
demonstrate professional competence to prospective employers. Janet
Smith will discuss choosing a topic and organizing your work. Recent
grads will give real-life examples of what to do and what not to do.
This event has been really popular in past years, and can help you get
started now--recommended for both first and second year students.

Stream the video of Fall 2013 Planning Your Masters Project at:

Stream the video of Fall 2012 Planning Your Masters Project at:

Watch a video of the Fall 2009 Friday Forum "Planning Your Masters Project" (1 GB .mp4 file, right click to "save as" before watching)

Listen to the November 2, 2008 Friday Forum, Planning your Masters Project (.wma file, 13 MB). Right click on the file to download, then listen.

...more on internship sites...

Barrington Area Council of Governments
Farr Associates
Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society
City of Chicago, Planned Development Division
Will County Land Use Dept., Community Development Division
Institute of Cultural Affairs
Chicago Loop Alliance
Instituto del Progreso Latino
Little Village Environmental Justice Organization
Village of Carpentersville
Ravenswood Community Council
Woodstock Institute
FEMA: Region V Office
Congress for New Urbanism
Chicago Department of Transportation
Integra Realty Resources