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Geography Fall Equinox Pot Luck Picnic Re-Scheduled: Thursday, September 28, 2017 5-7p.m. Mt. Ogden Park Pavillion. Please bring something to share. Family and friends are welcome.

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Internship Opportunities: WFRC Planner Internship Opportunity


The Wasatch Front Regional Council (WFRC) prepares transportation plans and programs as the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Salt Lake City-West Valley City and Ogden-Layton Urbanized Areas. WFRC builds consensus and enhances quality of life by developing and implementing visions and plans for a well-functioning multi-modal transportation system, livable communities, a strong economy, and a healthy environment. In an effort to further WFRC’s mission, the following internship position is available for fall 2017.
Job Title: Planning Intern
Supervisor: Callie New
Description: Work internally with staff and management to provide assistance with regional planning activities in support of the Wasatch Choice 2050 Vision and Regional Transportation Plan. Potential to work with local agencies, jurisdictions, and partners.
Provide assistance with land use, roadway, transit, and active transportation planning, including data analysis and evaluation, performance measures, financial planning, and other tasks as needed.
Timing: September - December 2017, with potential to extend through May 2018
Hours/week: 20
Wages/Salary: Yes
Qualifications: Undergraduate or graduate student in the field of urban planning, civil engineering, and/or geography. Proficiency with Excel and ArcGIS is preferred.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a letter of interest and a resume to Ned Hacker, Director of Operations, Wasatch Front Regional Council by email at or by regular mail at 295 North Jimmy Doolittle Road, Salt Lake City,
Utah 84116 not later than Thursday September 21, 2017. If you have any questions, you may also call him at (801) 363-4230 x 1120.
The Wasatch Front Regional Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Opportunities:

Community Development

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing Accessibility and/or Language assistance help should contact 801.629.8701, visit or contact Relay Utah at 711 or 888.735.5906.
POSITION SUMMARY (Full description online at
To oversee, plan, implement and coordinate assigned projects, activities and operations within a development, redevelopment or special improvement project area; to coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies and the general public; and to provide responsible staff assistance to a Senior Project Coordinator or higher level management staff.
Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit.
Receives administrative direction from the Community Development Division Manager or higher level management staff. Exercises indirect supervision over technical and clerical staff.

Online applications will be accepted at until Friday, September 22, 2017. If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT 84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein. Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.



Career Opportunities at the Weber County Library
The Weber County Library has a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and provides leadership opportunities to every team member.
If you are looking to make a move, are a highly motivated individual who welcomes new challenges, and are exploring your world of career options, we may have a place for you!
Visit for more information today!

MA Program at UNC Charlotte News:

The Location Analysis concentration of the MA in Geography program at UNC Charlotte has been one of the most respected programs in Business Geographics and Location Intelligence for over 30 years. The UNC Charlotte Department of Geography and Earth Sciences has completed substantial updates to the Location Analysis MA program under the guidance of an eight-member advisory council of industry professionals. We are currently accepting applications for Spring and Fall 2018 and financial support is available for qualified students. The program's students are also in high demand for local paid internships. Our full-time job placement record has been extraordinary with the demand for our graduates far outstripping supply over the past ten years.  

The program has a long history of successful job placement in the fields of facility location, real estate development and economic development. Recent graduates are employed as analysts and department heads at companies such as Bank of America, Lowes, Wells Fargo, Target, Harley Davidson, Delhaize, Fifth-Third Bank, The Fresh Market, Wendy’s, ESRI and Family Dollar. Our alumni form an active network who assist with student placement, provide guest lectures and mentor current students.  In addition to the alumni network an advisory council of industry professionals has also been established to strengthen connections to current best practices. More information about the program can be found at Interested students should contact Eric Delmelle (MA coordinator) at (704) 687-5991 or
Applications are accepted year round but should be received by October 1st and February 15th (for Spring and Fall admissions respectively) for full funding consideration for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Go to to start the application process.

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