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LMDC Internship Program
The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) was created in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 to plan and coordinate the rebuilding and to revitalize Lower Manhattan. LMDC is a joint State-City corporation funded by federal grants that is charged with ensuring that Lower Manhattan recovers from the attacks and emerges even better than it was before.
LMDC is offering a 12 to 18 month internship program that will allow current Graduate or Law School students to participate in this historic effort. Interns will work full or part-time in the Projects and Programs Department. The Job description is below.
Interns will work under the direction of an experienced mentor to monitor short and long term projects funded by the LMDC. Interns will learn about LMDC operations through regular discussions with the mentors and other staff members. Interns will assist in developing grant agreements and implementation strategies for the assigned agreements they will be responsible for managing and monitoring.
Applicants must be current Graduate or Law School students or enrolled in their program for the September 2014 semester. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.
The internship is a 12 to 18 month program beginning in May 2014. Internship positions are paid $17.50/hour or $20/hour for Law School students. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2014.
Interested individuals should send via regular mail or e-mail a cover letter, a copy of their resume, and three references to:
Please, no phone calls. LMDC will attempt to contact prospective interns by July 31, 2014 or early August to schedule an interview.
LMDC INTERNSHIP JOB DESCRIPTION
PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS
The Projects and Programs Intern will assist with projects being funded or implemented by LMDC using grant funds received from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Candidate must be responsible, enthusiastic, and ready to learn and contribute. The Intern will be assigned multiple projects so that he or she can gain a comprehensive understanding of various LMDC activities. Responsibilities will include:
Current Graduate or Law School Student or September 2014 enrollee
Strong writing, verbal communication, and organizational skills
Ability to work both independently and with others
Strong skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Access)