Communications Intern, PR & Digital Communications

New York, United States


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?

Our Communications team has the essential task of managing the public image and brand of FHL, as well as communicating programming and relevant organizational information to the High Line stakeholders. As the Communications Intern, you will be responsible for assisting in the development of relevant content representative of the High Line’s mission and current projects, while helping coordinate methods of delivery. You may also have the opportunity to support the Graphic Designer in creating digital designs. You will provide administrative and special project support to multiple members of the team, gaining an understanding of how a Communications team works in a non-profit organization.

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 Digital Communications & Marketing Manager and may assist all members of the Communications Department as needed.

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