At Development Strategies, we are cultivating a diverse team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about cities. We provide our clients with a wide range of consulting services in community, economic, and real estate development, and urban design, and to do that we are always looking to add exceptional talent from a variety of disciplines.

We are looking for people with skills and aptitudes in strategic thinking, community engagement, urban design, real estate valuation, development feasibility, economics, public policy, data analysis, and spatial analysis. Collaboration is essential, as is a high standard to deliver a top-quality product.

The people on our team—and those we seek to add to our team—have varied backgrounds, interests, and degrees. What unifies us is a strong sense of team, dedication to our craft, and desire to continually learn and evolve.


If you are interested in a position with Development Strategies, please send a letter of interest, resume, and portfolio/samples to:

Links to portfolio/sample will also be accepted. Portfolio must be focused on the applicant’s personal work. Team projects may be submitted if the applicant was personally responsible for the graphics included.


Research Internship
Experience Level: Entry
Hourly Wage:  $15 – $20

Real Estate and Economic Researcher
Experience Level: Entry
Salary: $40,000 – $47,000

Project Planner
Experience Level: Entry (1-3 years)
Salary: $48,000 – $54,000

Urban Designer
Experience Level: Entry (1-3 years)
Salary: $48,000 – $54,000