Career Services for City and Regional Planning

Career Services for City and Regional Planning

Career Services for the City and Regional Planning Section at the Knowlton School are managed by The Ohio State College of Engineering’s Career Services team

The College of Engineering’s Career Services serves as the “front door” for planning employers to post internships and permanent positions, join career fairs, and access the network of talented students and alumni of the City and Regional Planning programs.

To support students and employers the College of Engineering has developed a world-class set of career services resources to support students and connect with the employer community.

For Employers

ECS offers many programs, services, and recruiting tools to make your recruiting as seamless as possible. Whether you are looking for candidates for full-time, co-op, or internship positions, the services, programs, and tools we offer are designed to assist you with all your recruiting needs.

Learn more about Engineering Career Services

Handshake at Ohio State

ECS uses Handshake, a comprehensive, web-based career services management platform for sourcing, engaging, and hiring Ohio State planning talent for your co-op, internship, and career opportunities.

Employers can create an account, post jobs and internships, and connect with Ohio State students, all in one central location.

Learn more about how employers use Handshake to connect with Ohio State students

Knowlton Planning Graduates Make Superior Job Candidates

City and Regional Planning students and graduates are ready to hire and ready to put their skills to work.

City and Regional Planning at the Knowlton School is one of just a handful of city and regional planning departments in North America offering Planning-Accreditation-Board-certified bachelor’s and master’s degrees in city and regional planning—as well as a PhD. In fact, Knowlton Planning is one of only five departments nationwide offering this breadth of degree programs!

For Students

Register with Engineering Career Services
By registering with Engineering Career Services, Knowlton students get access to the wide range of services listed below. All students should register in order to take part in their robust career services resources.

Register with ECS

Employer Connections
Maximize your job search efforts by connecting with companies that hire city and regional planners.

Individualized Career Advice
Meet one-on-one with an ECS Career Advisor or Peer Career Coach to enhance your documents and skills to ensure a successful job search.

Our areas of expertise include

  • creating and editing resumes
  • using Handshake
  • networking
  • job offer negotiations
  • drafting and editing cover letters
  • interviewing
  • salary negotiations
  • tips to appear professional
  • job search skills
  • LinkedIn training
  • how to make the most of career fairs

and much, much more.

Job Postings
Apply to internships, co-ops, part-time jobs, and career opportunities via our online job search system, Handshake.

See open positions in city and regional planning

Exclusive Resource Library
Boost your job search with access to more than 90 career-related resources designed uniquely for Knowlton, Ohio State engineering, and city and regional planning students.

Special Access
Meet exclusively with hiring companies via career fairs and ECS-sponsored events.

Get Timely Updates on Events and News
Be the first to receive updates and relevant news on special events, programs, and opportunities to connect with employers. Our weekly Wire is another benefit of registering with ECS.

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