Careers at the BRA & EDIC

Career and Internship Opportunities

Résumés are being accepted for the following BRA/EDIC employment opportunities. Positions remain posted on our website until they are filled. Please submit your résumé for the job that best meets your current qualifications.

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Under the supervision of the Deputy Director/Director of Operations, Operations/ECD, the Building Manager and/or assigned crew leaders, duties include but are not limited to the following:

982 Senior Policy Research Analyst

Under the direction of the Deputy Director of Workforce and Policy Development, research, design and develop plans for programs; manage annual procurement process; identify and develop funding resources and maintain current knowledge and developments in workforce development issues. 

981 Learning and Development HR Specialist

Under the direction of the Director of Human Resources, design, deliver and manage effective and sustainable training programs for the Agency.  Manage the Performance Review process, including trainings and performance management guidance such as coaching, career development, and succession planning.  Provide general human resource support as part of a small HR team. 

980 ONEin3, Digital Media & Communications Intern - Fall 2015 (unpaid)

Under the direction of the ONEin3 Manager, this fall internship offers the unique opportunity to collaborate with a variety of City of Boston departments, BRA staff and external partners to help engage Boston’s young adult population. Note: This is an unpaid internship

979 Community Economic Development Intern - Fall 2015 (Unpaid)

The Community Economic Development Intern participates in and assist with the coordination and implementation related economic development and planning initiatives (e.g. Roxbury Strategic Master Plan, the Choice Neighborhood Plan, etc.), as well as support for efforts to complete applications for State and Federal funding sources.  Note: This is an unpaid internship

978 Digital Media Specialist

The Digital Media Specialist's primary role will be to curate and grow the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s online presence through multiple channels. The Digital Media Specialist will have an opportunity to enhance the existing platforms (e.g. award-winning website, online news page, weekly digital newsletter, and Twitter) and launch new ones to improve the way that the BRA communicates with the general public. 

976 Special Initiatives Intern - Fall Semester (unpaid)

This internship will assist with the administrative tasks related to two federally funded grants under the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development: the Choice Neighborhood and the Skilled Careers in Life Sciences (SCILS) Initiative.  The Choice Neighborhood grant provides community revitalization through social services in the Dorchester/Roxbury neighborhood.  Note: this is an unpaid Internship. Residents of Dorchester and/or West Roxbury are preferred

973 Lease Administration Intern - Fall Semester (Unpaid)

Under the direction of the Lease Administration Manager, support the Lease Administration department with various projects.  Learn how to read Commercial Real Estate leases; assist with research of lease issues, learn to use Yardi Property database, prepare reports for senior leadership and participate in lease administration meetings. Note: This is an unpaid internship.

972 Urban Design Intern 2 - Fall Semester (Unpaid)

Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Urban Design and his designees, assist in reorganization of the Director’s office and archives as such pertain to the Boston Civic Design Commission (‘BCDC’), assist with internal coordination, and compile consolidated comprehensive files on Proposed Projects reviewed by the BCDC.  Note: This is an unpaid internship

969 Urban Design Intern 1 - Fall Semester (Unpaid)

Under the direction of the Deputy Director for Urban Design and his designees, support reorganization of the Director’s office and archives, assist with its internal coordination, and compile comprehensive files on Development Review projects and related topics.  Assist with public process and review sessions, participate in workshops, and assist with design review, zoning and land use regulation initiatives. Note: This is an unpaid internship

968 Director of Finance

The Director of Finance plans, organizes, formulates, recommends and implements the financial policies and procedures of the BRA/EDIC and affiliates, including accounting, internal controls, financial reporting, budget development and administration, purchasing, and contract administration; direct Accounting, Budget and Purchasing functions. Oversee policies and procedures for accounting, contracts, purchasing, payroll, human resources, compliance, and administrative services.

966 Director of Planning

Under the general direction of the Director, plan, organize and direct the activities of the Planning Division, including long-term planning and development, division management and operations, and strategic planning and policy development for both the Agency and the City of Boston.  Provide inter-division management direction and guidance to the Community Planning, Waterfront Planning, Urban Design, and Zoning departments.

964 Project Assistant

Under the direction of Institutional Development manager, assist, with the coordination and management of institutional development projects as assigned and provide administrative support to the Institutional Development team.  

961 Housing Compliance Intern - Fall Semester (unpaid)

The Housing Compliance Intern works with Housing Specialists and Legal Department to engage in random samples of management companies to ensure all documentation is in order, and  complete the process of recording the properties. Review all Housing Agreements, lease agreements and request leases from management companies and leasing offices. Note: This is an unpaid Internship

957 Development Review Director

Under the supervision of the Director and Chief of Staff, provide leadership for the BRA’s review of development proposals from commercial and non-profit entities seeking to renovate and/or construct commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and mixed use projects in Boston. 

958 Social Media & Marketing Intern - Fall Semester (unpaid)

The Social Media and Web Communications Intern supports WriteBoston and the Teens in Print youth journalism program in efforts to engage more students through online media and increase readership of the Teens in Print newspaper. Note: This is an unpaid Internship

959 Fundraising & Communications Intern - Fall Semester (unpaid)

This internship is perfect for those interested in communications and development, including grant writing, donor development, marketing, public relations, and social media in a nonprofit. The Fundraising and Development Intern will support WriteBoston’s ongoing development efforts and our organizational mission to promote deep learning through writing. Note: This is an unpaid Internship

954 Jr. Graphic Design Intern - Fall Semester

The Jr. Graphic Design Intern will be responsible for supporting the Graphic Designers as well as serving the creative needs of the Boston Redevelopment Authority and the City of Boston. 

950 Archive & Records Management Intern - Fall 2015 (unpaid)

Archive & Records Management Intern evaluates submitted records in accordance with the Agency's Records Management and Archival Policy, Agency's Procedures and Departmental Records Management Guidelines, identify the records metadata and classification and process and index the material for storage and disposition. Note: This is an unpaid Internship

944 Director of Real Estate

Under the supervision of the Director and/or designee, provide leadership and management of the real estate portfolio and associated staff of the BRA/EDIC. Identify development opportunities for all BRA/EDIC owned land and building assets; oversee the management, tracking and leasing of all BRA/EDIC owned land and building assets; oversee the Engineering and Facilities Management Department (Operations Management, Capital Construction).