Food Program Intern

New York, United States · Food & Revenue


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 13-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. 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?

As the Food Program Intern, you will be responsible to logistical and troubleshooting assistance to food vendors on the High Line. You will do daily check-ins with vendors to review their sales, make sure the area is clean and professional, and most importantly, are adhering to DOH regulations. You will also assist the Food Program Coordinator in scheduling and coordinating vendor moves and ensuring their smooth execution. In addition to these field tasks, you will be assisting the Food & Revenue team with administrative tasks pertaining to the High Line’s Food Program development and answering any external and internal inquiries about the program.

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 report to the Internship Program Manager and the Food Program Coordinator and may assist other members of the Food & Revenue team as needed.

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