Research Assistants and Interns - Metropolitan Planning Council

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Research Assistants and Interns

Research assistants and interns play an important role at MPC, offering essential support for our projects, programs, and staff. They conduct original research, write blog posts and case studies, organize community meetings, perform GIS and quantitative analysis, and carry out a range of other work that are vital to the organization's success.

Summer 2021 Cohort 

Sarah Atlas
Housing and Community Development 
Margarita Bernal
Justin Bologna
Land Use and Planning
Taylor Gendel
Water Resources 
Sarah Howe
Water Resources 
Samantha Lenoch
Isadora Kron
Community Engagement  
Zenaid Santos 
Fulbright Research Fellow 
Kris Tiongson
Housing and Community Development 
Nasara Usman 
Land Use and Planning/Public Health 

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