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Community Development Intern

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We're currently hiring Winter/Spring 2021 interns for January - May 2022!

Want to have your finger on the pulse of one of Brooklyn's most exciting neighborhoods? Join our team!

About:

The DUMBO Improvement District is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing and promoting DUMBO, Brooklyn. The Improvement District showcases DUMBO as a world-class destination, advocating on behalf of DUMBO's businesses, property owners and residents. We offer a dynamic, fast-paced work environment that touches on urban planning, economic development, marketing, public space design and programming, digital communications, small businesses development, community organizing and event planning. (Visit www.dumbo.is to get a sense of what we're all about.)

The Position:

Community Development interns assist with a wide array of urban planning, public space design and programming, economic development, asset mapping, communications and neighborhood outreach activities. If you're an urbanist with an entrepreneurial spirit and a creative spark, this is the perfect hands-on learning opportunity!

Requirements:

  • Desire to work on community development opportunities;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Overall tech savvy-ness, including GIS and Adobe Creative Suite;
  • Experience with website content development and management;
  • General knowledge of DUMBO / Brooklyn neighborhood development (or a desire to learn);
  • Office experience working at a small nonprofit or startup.

Schedule:

Internship is a mix of in-Dumbo and remote work. Minimum of one in-Dumbo day a week requested, but we can be flexible. (Two days one week, none the next for example.) Minimum 20 hours per week of work. Additional nights and weekends may be required for special events. Full schedule will be shared with prospective candidates.

This fellowship starts around January 3 and ends around May 27. We can be flexible!

We're currently hiring Winter/Spring 2021 interns for January - May 2022!

Want to have your finger on the pulse of one of Brooklyn's most exciting neighborhoods? Join our team!

About:

The DUMBO Improvement District is a nonprofit organization…

Details at a Glance

  • End Date
    May 27, 2022
  • Internship Benefits
    Academic Credits
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Hours Per Week
    24 hrs a week

Benefits

This internship is unpaid; $1,000 stipend upon completion.

This internship is unpaid; $1,000 stipend upon completion.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and one short, non-academic writing sample (e.g. blog posts, or social media posts) to jobs@dumbonyc.org. Specify "Community Development Intern-NAME" in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so submit early!

Please send cover letter, resume, and one short, non-academic writing sample (e.g. blog posts, or social media posts) to jobs@dumbonyc.org. Specify "Community Development Intern-NAME" in…

Location

On-site
20 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States
Suite 510

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