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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 114, Portland, OR 97204

PSU Masters in Urban & Regional Planning Workshop

PSU Master’s in Urban & Regional Planning Workshop

The Portland train travels through the park blocks 


Partnership opportunity

Community organization partners can work with a team of graduate student consultants for a community-benefitting, two-term-long project (winter & spring).


Sample projects

Collaborative production and pilot testing of a community assessment workbook; economic development plan for Metro Portland’s Latino communities; neighborhood-specific sustainability and smart growth plan.


What PSU offers

If a group of students choose to work on your project, your organization will receive:

  • A team of 3-4 knowledgeable, enthusiastic graduate students
  • Regular communication, updates from the student team
  • A final product that matches community interest/needs


What agency must offer

To ensure a successful project, agency partners must provide:

  • A problem-centered project that meets community needs in a specific geographic area
  • Regular communication with at least one agency representative for the duration of the project


How to submit information

Send project goals, list of resources your organization can provide & contact information to Dr. Ethan Seltzer, 503 725�]5174 or



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