Plan 2020: The Bicentennial Plan for Indianapolis


citycorpsCityCorps is the student engagement program for Plan 2020, the Bicentennial Plan for Indianapolis.  The exclusive program engages the best and brightest in Indiana from a variety of academic backgrounds to apply their talents to the challenges and opportunities faced in Indiana’s capital city.  CityCorps participants provide critical support and leadership in the planning process, and through a mix of on-the-job experience, tailored training, and volunteering for mission-driven non-profit organizations, become embedded in the process of envisioning and engineering the future of Indianapolis.

CityCorps has two programs, CityCorps Intern Program and CityCorps Bicentennial Fellowship Program.  The Fellowship program is currently under development.



Eligibility Upper-level undergraduate or graduate students of Indiana colleges or universities Young Professionals
Job Description Provide general operating support and core specialty support. TBA
Time Commitment 40 hours per week during the summer, 20 hours per week during the academic semester TBA
Compensation $11/hour TBA
Targeted Disciplines Two positions available for each of the plan components.

  • Comprehensive Plan (Land use, real estate, planning, public finance)
  • Thoroughfare Plan (transportation, transit, multi-modal, freight)
  • Consolidated Plan (community development, housing, redevelopment)
  • Regional Center (downtown planning)
  • Economic Development (jobs, workforce)
Selection Participation in scenario-based project competition Request for Proposals
Workplace Old City Hall TBA
  • Participants are required to volunteer with a Marion County non-profit organization.
  • Participants are required to attend periodic CityCorps programming.
  • Laptop computer required.
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