DUMBO is Hiring Fall Interns!

Want to have your finger on the pulse of one of Brooklyn’s most exciting neighborhoods? Join our team for Fall 2018! The DUMBO Improvement District is looking to hire interns to assist with the development, planning, production, promotion and documentation of a wide range of community events, including gallery walks, food festivals, public art installations, city planning initiatives. If you’re an urbanist with an entrepreneurial spirit and a creative spark, this is the perfect hands-on learning opportunity!


Overall tech savvy-ness, including social media experience and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; Experience with website content development and management; General knowledge of DUMBO / Brooklyn neighborhood development (or a desire to learn); Strong oral and written communication skills; Office experience working at a small nonprofit or startup.

The roles are:

  • Events + Marketing Intern: Help produce all the cool events we do in the Archway! Talk about all the amazing things happening in the neighborhood! Create new social media campaigns! Profile people! More details.
  • Community Development Intern: Assist with urban planning and advocacy activities, including outreach with local businesses, stakeholders and city agencies; mapping community assets; and community surveys. More details.


Minimum 24 hours per week; office hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-6pm. Note: Events internship requires Thursday 2-9pm availability through Sept 20. Additional nights and weekends will be required; schedule will be shared with prospective candidates in advance.

Season Dates

Start between August 13 - September 4. End between December 12 - 19. We can be flexible!

To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and one short, non-academic writing sample (e.g. blog posts) to jobs@dumbonyc.org. Specify “Intern position + Your Name” in the subject line. Internship is unpaid; small stipend available at the end of the session.