Michael Baker International is hiring a Planning Intern with a focus on climate resiliency for our 2023 spring and summer program. Position is based in either our Hamilton or Newark, NJ office.


Research best practices and strategies to address impacts of climate change
Support updates of hazard mitigation plans
Perform GIS mapping and analysis
Gather data and information on climate change, natural hazards, and other relevant topics.
Draft reports and other planning documents
Assist planning and execution of stakeholder engagement and outreach


Currently enrolled in good academic standing and pursuing a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Urban Planning at an accredited University or College
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Experience and competency in GIS preferred
Proficiency with Microsoft Office required, proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite preferred
Passionate about addressing the impacts of climate change through planning, with the ability to work in a time-sensitive, fast-paced team environment.


The salary range for this position is $22 – $24 per hour. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate.


Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. As a covered federal contractor, Michael Baker International is required to comply with Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, and its implementing guidelines. If the federal vaccine mandate is found to be valid and enforceable, this will include ensuring that all covered employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, except in limited circumstances where there is a legal entitlement to an accommodation.  We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified, and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

About Michael Baker International

Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering and consulting services spanning four distinct Verticals: Infrastructure, Design-Build Services, Federal Programs and Services and Consulting and Technology Solutions (CTS). The firm's Practices encompass all facets of infrastructure, including design and civil engineering for diverse bridge, highway, water, rail and transit and aviation projects, as well as planning, architecture, environmental and construction and program management. For more than 80 years, the company has been a trusted partner to clients, providing comprehensive services and solutions, delivering expertise and quality, and embracing emerging technologies and the latest innovations – like intelligent transportation, engineered models and public safety software as a service (SaaS).

The firm's more than 3,500 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to Making a Difference for clients and communities through a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement while Reimagining Michael Baker to become a full-service engineering and consulting firm over the next five years.