NYRR has developed a robust internship program to provide college and graduate students with opportunities to gain valuable business experience within their desired fields while contributing to the goals of various departments. Internships may be considered for part-time work during the spring, summer, and fall semesters.
Each internship position will be structured around a project(s) that will benefit both the intern and NYRR. The project will include opportunities for the intern to exercise autonomy in developing and implementing a plan for completion. Goals will be discussed and regular feedback sessions will occur during the period of the internship, as well as a final evaluation completed by both the intern and NYRR. Interns will receive onboarding and training to learn about NYRR and gain the knowledge needed to best perform in their role.
Human Resources Intern
This opportunity is ideal for college students who are looking for experience in the HR field. This internship will give you a chance to obtain office and HR Generalist support experience to further advance your career. This is an amazing opportunity for someone who is eager to learn and make this a stepping stone for a career in Human Resources. Some responsibilities include: assist with new hire and benefits orientations, assist with recruiting and staffing, maintain I-9, employee, benefits, and termination files, prepare new hire and benefits packets, perform miscellaneous office duties (answering phones, coordinating meetings, file cleanup, etc.), abide by all NYRR policies and procedures, project: Review and update current job descriptions, assist with streamlining HR processes (i.e.: recruitment process, termination process), assist with staff training, and assist with special projects as needed. Requirements: must be enrolled as a Junior/Senior college student currently pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development or related field, ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of the job, excellent verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects at once, and proficient Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.)
Media and Public Relations Intern
The Media and Public Relations department creates and implements the communications framework and strategies for the organization. The overall objectives of the department are to proactively develop relationships with local, national, and international media outlets, and to build consistent media interest and exposure throughout the year for New York Road Runners and its road running events. The department creates strategic communications plans for the TCS New York City Marathon, NYC Half, and numerous marquee running events citywide. One of the core goals of the department is to establish the organization as the road racing industry leader. We are seeking an intern who is self-motivated with strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Intern duties will include: helping draft media materials, including press releases, media alerts, fact sheets, etc.; updating media lists; monitoring NYRR’s online media center, helping to manage daily content updates; contributing to posting on the media Twitter handle, @nyrrnews; assisting with press operations for various NYRR events, including on-site coverage. The Media and Public Relations intern will assist in seeking out new and distinct opportunities for NYRR to secure media coverage, keeping close attention to the running industry, news angles, and editorial calendars.
If you are interested in any of these exciting opportunities, please email a cover letter and your resume to: email@example.com. Please be sure to include the name of the program you wish to apply to in the subject line, so we can direct it to the appropriate department.
Please send your resume and cover letter via email or snail mail. Don’t forget to mention which job you’re applying for.
New York Road Runners
Attn: Human Resources
East 89th Street
New York, NY 10128