MSA Summer Planning Intern

Job Description

MSA is a true grassroots success story, founded in Baraboo, Wisconsin, in the 1930s. What began as a rural two-man surveying and engineering partnership has now grown into an employee-owned, multidisciplinary consulting firm employing 350+ engineers, architects, planners, funding experts, surveyors, GIS experts, landscape architects, environmental scientists, and other professional staff. We have multiple offices throughout the Midwest and collaborate to help strengthen communities across the nation.

At MSA, we’re about our people as much as we are about our portfolio, and as an employee-owned firm, when we say we “own” our work, we mean it. The employee-owned ownership culture at MSA fosters a positive team environment and allows owners to be an active part of the growth and success of the company. We are collaborative, we are impactful, and together as owners-we make a difference.


MSA is looking for a motivated, results-oriented Planning Intern in our Madison, WI office for the summer of 2020. This is a paid position that will offer the opportunity to work with experienced professionals and gain valuable hands on experience working on diverse projects, including housing plans, comprehensive plans, park and recreation planning, private development, and more.


  • Assist with creation of planning documents
  • Create maps and illustrations for planning projects
  • Assist with public engagement activities
  • Serve internal and external client needs

Required Experience


  • Currently pursuing Master’s degree in Community Planning (required)
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with ArcGIS and Adobe Create Suite preferred
  • Desire to learn more about working for a multi-disciplinary consulting firm

MSA offers a unique, innovative learning experience for students who are looking to expand their coursework through practical, hands-on work. Our team of professional engineers are ready to welcome you onto their team and to help create a positive and fun position for you. MSA also offers cell phone reimbursements up to $50 per month for student employees who qualify!

MSA is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Location

Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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