Andrew Parish

Planning, Analysis, and Design


Andrew Parish is a young professional in the fields of Urban Planning, Sustainability, and Business Continuity. This page serves as the temporary home for Andrew’s portfolio and resume.

Resume (PDF – updated July 2012)

Andrew Parish

atparish (at) • (858) 361-5021

Creative, resourceful, tech-savvy urbanist with skills in data analysis and communication seeking to leverage interests in sustainable development, GIS, and graphic design


• Project management and public engagement skills
• Land-use, zoning, urban design, and disaster planning experience
• Experience with data gathering and analysis in a planning context
• Proven ability to convey complex information visually and in writing
• Experience in local and international sustainability planning and policy
• Experience working with diverse communities to achieve common goals
• Skilled with Office, SPSS, ArcGIS 10, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite


Master of Urban and Regional Planning, 2012
Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning
Portland State University, Portland OR

B.A., Political Science, 2006
University of California, San Diego CA
Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Provost’s Honors


Assistant Campus Planner, Portland State University, Portland OR (2012)
Project Coordinator – Emergency Planning and Business Continuity, New Seasons Market, Portland OR (2012)
Student Sustainability Consultant, Urban Planning and Design Institute of Shenzhen, Shenzhen China (2011)
Graduate Research Assistant, Portland State University, Portland OR (2010-2011)
Intern, Planning Department, City of Escondido CA (2008-2009)


On Solid Ground: Community Disaster Preparedness in North and Northeast Portland
The Green Block: Reconceptualizing SE 6th & Salmon
Active Transportation in East Portland: Summary of Results
Zoning and Development Analysis in Camus, WA

Additional Responsibilities:

• Policy Researcher, Maul Foster Alongi (2012)
• Media Assistant, Sustainable Transportation Council (2012)
• Grant Writer / Event Coordinator, Depave (2012)
• Student Representative, MURP Executive Committee (2012)
• Member, MURP Admissions Committee (2012)
• Chair, PSU Planning Club (2010-2011)