Summer Intern

Location: New York or Mexico City, Multiple Countries

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Student (College)


100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) is a organization dedicated to helping cities to be better prepared for and quickly rebound from 21st century shocks and stresses. 100 Resilient Cities is working with 100 member cities from around the globe for whom it provides four kinds of value, to start: 1) Financial and other support for putting in place a new city resilience leader, a Chief Resilience Officer; 2) Support for development of a robust resilience strategy; 3) Management of a peer-to-peer network of member cities who can learn from and help each other; and 4) Connecting member cities to curated solutions of services provided by Platform Partners who can help them to implement their resilience strategies. 100RC seeks to increase awareness of the importance of resilience thinking, to catalyze a new community of urban resilience practitioners and spur the growth of a robust ecosystem of resilience-focused solutions and solution providers.


100 Resilient Cities is looking for multiple interns in the New York office. Each Intern will work closely with one of the 100RC teams, including City Solutions, City & Practice Management (North America, Africa & LAC), Network, Knowledge & Impact, Communications, and Operations. We will match the intern’s strengths and interests with the organization’s needs, in order to ensure maximum impact from 100 Resilient Cities’ work on building urban resilience worldwide.

Responsibilities could include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct research on a variety of issues of urban resilience including member cities and help to build knowledge for the organization and work across 100RC to document and share knowledge
  • Support team by managing logistical and administrative functions for core activities
  • Assist in data gathering and analysis in and other data management tools
  • Help the team with preparing and customizing materials for city engagement, stakeholder engagement and internal presentations and meetings
  • Assist in event organization and logistics
  • Ad hoc tasks and team specific projects

Desired Qualifications and Experience:

  • Enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate Program; preferable infields relations to urban planning, urban policy, sustainability, engineering, etc
  • Commitment to 100 RC’s mission
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills
  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • Ability to work independently, proactively, and collaborate with a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word); Salesforce experience strong preferred
  • Results oriented, with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in fast paced environment 

Compensation and Duration:

100RC will provide a stipend. The internships will consist of a full time placement for up to 10-12 weeks.


100 Resilient Cities is an Equal Opportunity Employer

100 Resilient Cities is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws concerning employment discrimination, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. To this end, 100 Resilient Cities ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful alien status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status or liability for service in the United States Armed Forces.


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