Alumni Success

Our graduates are successful in jobs in a variety of areas all over the country. Here are some of the positions held by our alums who graduated in the most recent three years.

Job Title


Program Coordinator

Outreach and engagement office in Iowa

Transportation PlannerState transportation office in Georgia
Economic Development PlannerMetropolitan planning agency in Illinois
PhD student, Law and Public Policy

University in Massachusetts

Senior Program ManagerEnergy company
Architect and PlannerConsulting firm in Minnesota
Director of Community DevelopmentNonprofit in Minnesota
Land Management TechnicianCounty in Oregon
Community Health Outreach WorkerCounty department of publich health and environment in Colorado

Private consulting group in Nebraska

Regional Planner

Regional planning commission in Iowa

Planner II - GIS/Environmental

County in South Dakota

Water Resources Planner

Regional planning agency in Pennsylvania

Zoning Coordinator

Medium sized city in Iowa

Iowa Waste Exchange Representative

Council of government in Iowa

Ph.D. student, Environmental Design & Planning

University in Kansas

Project Manager

Small town in Iowa

Transportation Planner 1

Metropolitan planning organization in Colorado

Community Reinvestment Planner

Large city in Georgia

Planning Technician

Small city in Washington


Private planning and design firm in Oregon


Private engineering firm in Iowa

City Planner

Small town in California

Adjunct Instructor

University in the student's home country

Urban Planner Specialist

Nonprofit organization in student's home country

Land Management Planner

U.S. Forest Service in Arizona

Development Review Planner

Suburb of Chicago

Planning/GIS Technician

County in Wisconsin

Transportation Planner

Regional transportation organization in North Carolina

Assistant Planner

County in Iowa

Engineer in Training

Private engineering firm in Iowa

Program Engineer

Private transportation software firm in Iowa

Environmental Planner

Private engineering and planning firm in Iowa

Superintendent of Parks

Medium sized city in Iowa

Community Development Coordinator

Small town in Illinois

Community Planner

Planning and design firm in student's home country

Ph.D. student, Urban and Environmental Design and Planning

University in Virginia

Housing, Community, and Economic Development Planner I

Metropolitan planning organization in Iowa

Transportation Planner

Metropolitan planning organization in Wisconsin

Habitat ReStore Supervisor

Medium sized city in Iowa

Research Analyst

Energy conservation company in Wisconsin

Affordable Housing Development Associate

Private property and housing asset management company in Florida

Transportation Planner

Metropolitan planning organization in Iowa

Transportation Planner I

Iowa Department of Transportation

Community/Transportation Planner

Private consulting group in North Dakota

Associate Planner

Medium sized city in Wyoming


University in student's home country


Transportation planning company in student's home country

Manager in Community Building

Nonprofit organization covering east central Iowa

Director, Communications

National independent electricity transmission company in Iowa