Fall Intern - women.nyc

Partnerships New York, New York


Our Vision: To make New York City the global model for inclusive innovation and economic growth, fueled by the City’s diverse people and businesses.

Our Mission: To create shared prosperity across New York City’s five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs.

The women.nyc Initiative: women.nyc is a groundbreaking initiative that not only inspires women to advance their careers, but also provides them with the real tools they need for success. From free, expert legal advice to tech training to funding, women.nyc offers a growing portfolio of resources for working women.

Your Internship: NYCEDC is searching for a highly capable college student to work as a paid intern on the women.nyc initiative, which aims to make NYC the best city in America for women to launch and sustain their careers and businesses. Candidates must demonstrate an interest in women’s career advancement, possess research, writing and social media skills, and have the ability to work collaboratively. Exact schedules will be determined in consultation with the Intern.

Responsibilities:

  • Write articles on a variety of topics relating to women, careers and small businesses in New York
  • Research new and existing city initiatives and projects
  • Populate and maintain a calendar of events
  • Assist in promoting the campaign’s social media presence

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Working towards a Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong writing and interviewing skills
  • Strong social media chops
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Problem solving, especially with innovative and creative solutions
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to multi-task and respond quickly to requests for information

About NYCEDC: The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is a non-profit organization that reports to the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Rebuilding. The NYCEDC is charged with encouraging economic growth in New York City through a variety of means, including facilitating real estate development, improving infrastructure, attracting and retaining businesses, and conducting economic research and analysis. Additional information on NYCEDC can be found by visiting http://www.nycedc.com/.