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Policy & Communications Intern

Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

Marketing Internship


New York, NY

Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

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

Specific responsibilities include:

  • 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


  • 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 Information

Hours/week – At least 4 days/30 hours per week

Duration – Minimum 6 months with possibility to extend