The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC), located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, provides
regional planning and assistance to local governments and other entities in Berkshire County. Services
include community and economic development, environment, land use, transportation, and hazard
mitigation planning.


An intern would assist with a variety of tasks associated with a full service regional planning agency.

These tasks would include such items as:

Assisting with a community development block grant
Assisting with a county-wide Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
Assisting with a Master Plan for a small community

Assisting with review of the proposed Kinder Morgan gas pipeline
Assist with an assessment of road conditions

Assisting with the development of a region wide plan related to Berkshire County being an age friendly county

Assisting with complete street assessments.

This position is ideal for a well-organized, self-motivated, outgoing student who can work independently
and wants to get a broad exposure to the planning profession.

Internships are generally full-time positions (35 hours / week) during regular office hours, Monday –
Friday for an 8- to 10-week period. A four day work-week is possible. Intern candidates must have a car
and valid driver’s license for required fieldwork. Travel would be reimbursed.

Candidates need to supply a letter of interest, a resume, two-page writing sample, brief description of
courses taken and available dates for work. An in-person interview is also required.
E-mail material to [email protected]. No calls, please.