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Broadmoor - Blight Remediation Intern (3)

Description:
Intern will work with The Broadmoor Development Corporation as an intern-team of three (3) to
analyze data and implement blight remediation strategies in the Broadmoor neighborhood.
Intern-team will work under the direction of BDC Director of Housing Recovery, Jonathan
Graboyes, to execute the Broadmoor Blight Remediation Program.

BDC data collection has identified 477 blighted residential properties in the neighborhood.
Interns will work to implement and track recovery interventions for all 477 properties.

Interventions will include, but are not limited to the following tasks:
 contact and assist homeowners to draft recovery plans for their property
 work with the city of New Orleans Code Enforcement to demolish or bring up to code
blighted property
 work with the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA) to acquire abandoned
property for the BDC to renovate/reuse
 coordinate with the BDC Existing Properties Department to identify rehab programs to
repair income eligible property owners

The BDC will look to staff a dynamic team of interns who possess a wide range of skill-sets.
Applicants may have experience or look to gain experience with:
 data collection/analysis
 real estate development
 working with city government
 urban design/planning
 social work skills

Management Goals:
 Contact owners of blighted properties and work with them to problem solve recovery
obstacles
 Implement blight remediation programs with BDC partners (i.e. City of N.O. Code
Enforcement, New Orleans Redevelopment Authority (NORA), Rebuilding Together,
Neighborhood Housing Services, etc4)
 Submit blighted properties to the appropriate programs
 Track interventions in Broadmoor Database
 Report intervention progress to BDC Director of Housing Recovery

Special Job Requirements (i.e. transportation, language, technical or other


skills):
 Intern must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
 General comfort using excel spreadsheets
 Past experience or familiarity with public relations technology helpful
 Intern must be able to work alone and with team members
 Intern must be able to think, work, and function independently
 Intern must possess a laptop or computer
 Intern must be able to work full-time (40 hours/week)
 Workloads and projects are subject to change and applicants should consider their
ability to multitask and manage multiple projects at once
 Intern must possess a sense of humor and compassion

Additional Information:

We are interested in hiring young, talented, hard-working, and ambitious students who want to
apply themselves to a unique work environment for the benefit of their professional
development, as well as the benefit given to the BDC and the Broadmoor residents.
If you have a background in program development and want to make a huge impact on
communities' social services long-term, consider applying for this Development Internship
position. If you have an interest, but no previous experience in this field, but you can
demonstrate tangible skills and abilities, you will still be considered.

The Broadmoor neighborhood abuts Tulane University and the BDC offices are less than 1 mile
from the Tulane and Loyola campus housing. A vehicle is not necessary, but it is helpful. The
BDC does not provide salaries for interns. We encourage interns to seek funding through their
universities, and will gladly write any letters of support necessary for qualified applicants to
secure funding. Good luck in your application and thank you for considering us!