Hudson Square BID is Hiring a Summer Planning Intern

March 7, 2024

Hudson Square BID is seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Summer Planning Intern to assist in projects related to improving and maintaining the public realm. This internship provides a unique opportunity for a passionate individual to gain hands-on experience in urban planning, environmental studies, and economic development. Candidates must work in person at least 3 days/week (with the option of full-time available) at our office in Lower Manhattan.

Compensation: $20/hr

Dates: Mid-May – August 2024 (some flexibility dependent on candidate’s schedule)


The essential priorities of this position are:

– Participating in field investigations, on-site observation and analysis, or public programming events.

– Participating in research activities in support of a number of planning projects including but not limited to tree health evaluation, public space usage, and neighborhood historical research.

– Other project support as needed.


– Currently enrolled in a relevant undergraduate or graduate program (Urban Planning/Studies, Public Administration, Environmental Studies, or related field).

– Strong organizational and research skills with a keen attention to detail.

– Team player, flexible in stepping in to help various divisions when needed.

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

– General understanding of MS Excel, Word, and Adobe Creative Suite.

– Curious and high-performing person who seeks to learn from others both in and out of the office.

– Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic team environment.

– Interest in urban planning, community development, and environmental sustainability.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Please include “Summer Planning Intern Application” in the subject line. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Hudson Square BID is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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