Summer Internship – Communications and Design

We seek an intern to join our team this summer with a focus on telling the story of participatory budgeting (PB). This position will work out of Brooklyn or Oakland offices for at least 15 hours per week starting in Early May – August. Dates and days are flexible. There is an honorarium that will be paid monthly.

The position reports to the Communications Director, based in our Brooklyn, NY office.


Create content for digital channels including PBP’s blog, Facebook, Twitter, and email newsletter:

  • Write and edit
  • Create images
  • Code and schedule posts on WordPress and other social media channels
  • Track pieces as they are started, revised, and posted

Track media mentions of Participatory Budgeting

Track and report analytics associated with digital channels using Google Analytics, Facebook Insights and more as required.


We strongly encourage applications from people of color, women, and LGBTQ individuals.

To apply, send a short cover letter, resume, and work sample (blog post, school paper, flyer, image macro, etc.) to by April 24, 2015.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


The Participatory Budgeting Project, Inc. (PBP), a non-profit organization based in New York City. Our mission is to empower community members to make informed, democratic, and fair decisions about public spending and revenue. We work with elected officials, government agencies, and community groups in the US and Canada to set up participatory budgeting (PB) processes that give local people real power over taxpayer money. Through our work in cities such as New York, Chicago, and Toronto, we have engaged over 60,000 people and 500 organizations in deciding how to spend $60 million.

For more information, visit our website at