Career Services Internship Opportunities

Office of Neighborhood Strategies Planning Division

Description: The Director of Neighborhood Planning is seeking an energetic, thoughtful, and engaged Intern to assist in the development, implementation, and management of integrated neighborhood planning solutions. The Neighborhood Planning Intern will assist in the analysis of complex community and geo-spatial issues; perform basic housing, real estate, and demographic research; and develop neighborhood planning studies and implementation strategies. Frequent collaboration and interaction is anticipated with other City agencies, such as the Economic Development Corporation, Department of City Planning, NYCHA, State agencies, for- and non-profit housing and community developers, community boards and local organizations, public officials, and neighborhood residents. The Neighborhood Planning Intern would also have the opportunity to help prepare for and participate in neighborhood workshops, as necessary.

Salary Unpaid
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Any
Field of Study
Special Skills & Requirements Education: Undergraduate degree required. Applicants should be working towards a graduate degree in urban planning or a related field. Skills: The ideal candidate should have strong analytical, writing, research, and communications skills. Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills are required. Proficiency in ArcGIS and/or Adobe Creative Suite preferred. Dates: Flexible Hours: Flexible within Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Company Name NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development
Contact: Elizabeth Greenstein
Address: Office of the commissioner 100 Gold Street New Yor, N.Y 10038
About the Company: Established in 1978, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is the largest municipal housing preservation and development agency in the nation. The agency’s mission is to promote quality housing and diverse, thriving neighborhoods for New Yorkers through loan and develop-ment programs for new affordable housing, preservation of the affordability of existing housing stock, enforcement of housing quality standards, and educational programs for tenants and building owners. HPD is responsible for carrying out Housing New York: A Five-Borough Ten-Year Plan, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s initiative to build or preserve 200,000 affordable housing units and to help both tenants and landlords preserve the quality and affordability of their homes. HPD is leading the Mayor's charge, in partnership with over 13 sister agencies, advocates, developers, tenants, community organizations, elected officials, and financial institutions. For more information on HPD, please visit
How To Apply: To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Simon Kawitzky at with subject line marked “Neighborhood Planning Intern.”


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