Development Intern

New York, United States · Development

Description

INTERNING AT THE PARK IN THE SKY!

Friends of the High Line’s Internship Program is committed to finding New Yorkers with big dreams and cultivating them into future industry leaders. Through our immersive, intensive, and inclusive 14-week program, we offer interns the opportunity to apply their current industry skill-set in a real-world setting while mapping out their future through comprehensive workforce development services including: professional development, work readiness, network building, and career planning. But, wait! It doesn’t stop there. We continue to offer career support for 12 months following the program based around educational advancement, job search, and job placement within your respective industry. Interns will be a part of a robust community of emerging professionals who each contribute uniquely to Friends of the High Line. It is our goal to serve as an incubator for our next generation of leaders by leveraging our resources and influence as one of the top cultural destinations in the country.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

The Development Intern is responsible for providing administrative and special project support to the Development department, which is responsible for raising funds to support the High Line’s annual operations. The Development department raises funds from multiple sources: individual donors, foundation and government funders, corporate giving programs, and fundraising events. The Development Intern will provide support to multiple members of the team, gaining an understanding of how a fundraising team works in a non-profit organization, with a special focus on supporting foundation fundraising efforts.

You will also be attending professional development workshops and networking events, have the opportunity to take paid certification courses, joining professional associations, creating your own long-term projects, and developing your employment portfolio. Special workforce development tasks and projects will arise as needed for your individual needs and growth.

You will receive day-to-day support from the Learning and Development Manager and the Development Coordinator.

THE DAY-TO-DAY

Requirements

WHO ARE YOU?

Priority given to residents of the High Line neighborhood (West Village/Chelsea/Hell’s Kitchen) and FHL’s Green Council, TACC, Teen Event Staff, and Participatory Budgeting Council Alumni

WHAT ARE YOU GOOD AT?

Benefits

All interns are paid $15/hr and receive a $300 professional development stipend.

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