Enterprise Community Parnters 18:PAR-059: Policy and Communications Intern in New York, New York

Job Summary

The Policy & Communications Intern will support the continued expansion of the New York market’s policy portfolio and will provide valuable research, writing, communications, and new media capacity to the team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conducting research on emerging issues in housing policy and community development potentially including, but not limited to, fair housing, rent laws, and new investment tools
  • Writing policy memos and issue briefs for internal staff and external partners
  • Monitoring housing-related legislation in the New York State legislature and in the New York City Council
  • Preparing marketing materials about Enterprise’s programmatic and investment work
  • Drafting blog posts, infographics, and social media content
  • Helping expand our new media strategy to raise Enterprise’s profile and promote our work amongst a wider audience
  • Supporting relationship-building meetings with public officials and partners
  • Attending and reporting on external events with senior policy staff

*This internship begins Fall of 2018.


  • Recently completed or pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Strong writing and communications skills; ability to write quickly and concisely
  • Familiarity with social media and new media
  • Demonstrated interest in affordable housing and community development
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting

Additional Info.

  • This is a paid internship.
  • 15-20 hours per week possible, if current student, or up to 40 hours a week for someone who is out of school.

Company: Enterprise Community Partners

Department: Solutions

Location: New York, NY