INTERNSHIP - Infrastructure

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Employer
Downtown Business Improvement District
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Mar 17, 2017
Closes
Apr 01, 2017
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
INTERNSHIP - Infrastructure

The Downtown DC Business Improvement District is a private- not-for-profit corporation dedicated to improving a one-square-mile area of the center city of our nation's capital.

The Downtown BID, founded in 1998, has a $12 million annual budget, a board of 45 of Washington's business and civic leaders and a staff of planners, economists, managers and communicators. Read more about the Downtown BID at www.downtowndc.org .

Description

The scope of work for the intern will include, but not be limited to, the following activities:

  • Field research in support of transportation projects and plans aimed at making parking, bicycling, transit and walking more convenient in an increasingly congested downtown;
  • Monitoring and reporting on current usage of public parks and open spaces with an aim towards engaging more downtown workers, residents and visitors to use these assets;
  • Research the internet to identify building owners and managers in the BID's geographic area;
  • Enter information into the BID's Sales Force system;
  • Provide administrative support services for BID programs as requested;
  • Produce written and oral reports; and
  • Participate in presentations and discussions with other BID departments, stakeholders and government agencies.
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interns/Associates must be undergraduates, enrolled in a post-graduate program, or recent college graduates within a 12-month time period with relative experience, education, and skills.
  • Excellent communication ( oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Excel and MS Word required
  • Strong listening skills are also required to perform this role
  • Familiarity with Salesforce a plus.

Length

16 weeks, full time

Start Date

May 1, 2017

Compensation

An intern's compensation will be commensurate with his or her skills, experience, and education. The compensation range is between $13 and $18 per hour. The intern position is expected to work a 12 to 32 -hour work-week, Monday through Friday.