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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 020104 - Carl Small Town Center
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
Position Open Date:

Position Function:

Work in the Small Town Center on a range of design, planning, community engagement, and research projects.

Salary Grade:  UC

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges.  For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

Established in 1979, the Small Town Center seeks to initiate theoretical and applied research and to serve as a national focus for the collection, storage, dissemination, and application of information pertinent to issues of special interest in small towns. Activities include graphic and photographic documentation and computer imaging of the small town scene. The STC has participated in design case studies, environmental impact studies, and economic and marketing analyses. It provides research and service assistance to towns through the redevelopment of downtowns and the implementation of other comparable community improvement initiatives. Assistance projects include community design and improvement, economic diversification, town planning, conservation of architectural and historic resources, affordable housing design and technology, and other activities that affect quality of life in the community.

Area of Specialization:

Carl Small Town Center

Anticipated Appointment Date:

September 1, 2021

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Intern will be working on a variety of design, planning, community engagement and research projects for STC. The individual will gain exposure to public interest design and will work under the direction of the Director of the STC on design projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning or Graphic Design.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply:

All applicants must apply online at and attach a cover letter, current resume or curriculum vitae, work samples, and the complete contact information for at least three professional references.

Restricted Clause:

This position is contingent upon the availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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