Brooklyn Bridge Park - Capital Intern

Brooklyn Bridge Park is an 85-acre, 1.3-mile public space that stretches along the Brooklyn waterfront. Our mission is to connect people, nature, and the waterfront through inclusive, innovative, and sustainable management and design. Our vision is to contribute to a healthier, more livable city.


Summary of Position

BBP is looking to hire a Capital Projects Intern to assist the Director of Capital Projects & Restoration on a variety of tasks related to the park’s construction. The intern will contribute to ongoing project management, including small construction projects, public outreach, communications regarding in-progress and upcoming construction projects, internal file-keeping, and plan organization. The Capital Projects Intern will assist in the organization of BBP’s project archive and will work on discrete research projects.


About You

Brooklyn Bridge Park seeks a graduate candidate in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban design or related fields. We are seeking candidates who possess solid writing skills, research acumen, communications abilities, ability to read design plans, use Adobe Illustrator, and familiarity with construction project management.


In addition, ideal candidates embody the following values:

  • You strive to be inclusive and collaborative. At BBP, we recognize that doing our best work means working together. We have each other’s back – and are helpful, humble and open.

  • You are committed. At BBP, we approach our work with integrity, positivity, and pride. We are committed to the public, the park and each other.

  • You are a problem-solver. At BBP, we prioritize learning, evolving and building creative solutions to ensure the Park remains a leader in sustainable green space for generations to come.

  • You value people and the environment. At BBP, respect is important to us. We strive to trust each other, act with good intention and communicate with openness.


Additional Information

Candidates should be available to work up to 25 hours per week. This is a paid internship. Typical hours range from 8am – 5pm.


Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, and availability to jobs(a)bbp.nyc with the subject “Capital Projects Internship”.


Brooklyn Bridge Park provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training

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