Looking for a summer internship or know someone who is?

OHNY is looking for summer interns to help us prepare for the 9th Annual OHNY Weekend, October 15 & 16, which will welcome 225,000 visitors to explore and experience over 150 programs and 200 sites throughout the city — all free of charge. Our sites and programs underscore the breadth and depth of New York’s architecture and design, and chronicle the city’s architectural, cultural, and urban development.

Interning at openhousenewyork is a great opportunity to acquire wide-ranging experience working with a small, creative team in a pleasant, supportive working environment!

The Program Intern will be responsible for working with staff members on a wide variety of projects including:
• researching and writing proposals to foundations, corporations and individuals
• researching site and program ideas for OHNY Weekend, October 15 & 16, 2011
• assisting in program development and special events including year round programs, the OHNY Weekend Launch Party, etc.
• maintaining database
• administrative duties

Ideally, the intern should possess:

  • excellent attention to detail
  • interest in architecture, not-for-profit arts management, urban planning, NYC history
  • ability to handle a variety of administrative responsibilities, and to work independently and creatively
  • excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • experience writing funding proposals/researching funders
  • experience in print & electronic research
  • computer proficiency in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • additional helpful skills: WordPress, Photoshop and other graphic design related software, fluency with social media

Internships are usually 2 days a week, but we are flexible!

Email cover letter and resume (Word Document or PDF) to:
115 West 27th Street, 9th Floor, NY, NY 10001

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