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City of Los Angeles - Department of City Planning Reviews

Updated Jul 1, 2018

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  1. "Interning with the City of LA Dept of Building and Safety"

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    I worked at City of Los Angeles - Department of City Planning

    Pros

    Trained me as if I were a new hire and tried to give me as much experience as possible. Truly wanted me to learn the ins and outs and gain knowledge while I interned.

    Cons

    I had a great experience cannot think of any cons.

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    City of Los Angeles - Department of City Planning2015-09-16
  2. "Large But Dynamic Agency"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Los Angeles, CA
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    I worked at City of Los Angeles - Department of City Planning for less than a year

    Pros

    The City of Los Angeles is at the forefront of many urban planning issues. This is a truly urban city and has many interesting projects and problems. Staff is generally very smart.

    Cons

    The department is so large that teams within the department become silos. There is not enough interaction between current and long-range planning.

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    City of Los Angeles - Department of City Planning2018-07-01
  3. Helpful (3)

    "Great Exposure"

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    I have been working at City of Los Angeles - Department of City Planning full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced, exciting, dynamic projects

    Cons

    Poor management of staff's time with assignments

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    City of Los Angeles - Department of City Planning2017-06-25
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Stable job"

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    I have been working at City of Los Angeles - Department of City Planning

    Pros

    Stable job. Good pay. Good work life balance. Pension benefits.

    Cons

    Highly repetitive. Old technology. Lack of innovation

    City of Los Angeles - Department of City Planning2016-10-28
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    "Good people, too much work"

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    I have been working at City of Los Angeles - Department of City Planning part-time

    Pros

    A lot of good, smart, friendly people work here. The pay and benefits are really good.

    Cons

    People are frequently overworked or assigned to positions they didn't really want. Then they get stuck in those positions for years. Promotions are also sometimes mishandled and the Department has lost some brilliant employees that they failed to promote.

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    City of Los Angeles - Department of City Planning2015-07-23
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