Urban Planners help communities decide the best way to use their land and resources with an eye to development and regeneration. An Urban Planner recommends locations for roads, schools, and other infrastructure in order to help local officials solve social, economic, and environmental problems.
RUDDERLY MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
Professionals from the industry take you under their wing. Personalised 1-1 mentorship
1 ON 1 TIME WITH SUCCESSFUL PROFESSIONALS ACROSS INDUSTRIES
IMMERSIVE MENTORSHIP STRUCTURE WITH A REAL WORLD ASSIGNMENT, TO GIVE YOU A SNEAK PEAK
BECOME A MENTOR
Oops.. we don't seem to have mentors for this career
100s of mentors are added each week. Check back soon
Good with administering government policies and plans regarding land use
Good with planning and reviewing
Understanding how certain design decisions may affect the surrounding environment
Lateral and spatial thinking
Change to help communities
Good career choice if you like to spend time outdoors
You get to make a considerable difference for the community
Making living more convenient and accessible for people
Pay is above average
Improving and revitalising spaces
Setting trends for future developments
Pressure from developments and special interest companies
Can be monotonous and regular interaction with the community is required to meet their concerns
GOT WHAT IT TAKES?
Great at analysing data
Good visualisation skills
Like to solve problems with respect to environments
Like to work with space as a medium
Good with communicating your ideas to a large group of people
Interesting Facts about the career
Pedestrians are Priority
How to make it easy for people without transportation to get around? A walkable city with a good public transportation is more adept to thrive than a city that relies on everyone owning cars.
Wider the roads the better. Width of a sidewalk or road is a detail that cannot be overlooked. The wider the roads the more cars can drive and the faster they can drive. Wider sidewalks equal more room for pedestrians to roam.