The Trust for Governors Island is the non-profit corporation created by the City of New York that is responsible for the planning, redevelopment, and ongoing operations of 150 acres of Governors Island.
The National Park Service owns and manages twenty-two acres including historic fortifications Castle Williams and Fort Jay.
The Trust’s mission is to bring Governors Island back to life, making this island at the center of New York Harbor a destination with great public open space, as well as educational, not for profit and commercial facilities.
The Trust for Governors Island is the successor entity to the Governors Island Preservation and Education Corporation.
The Trust has several current job and internship openings:
- Chief Operating Officer
- Director of Planning and Design
- Graphic Design and Marketing Associate
- Vice President, Cultural & Public Art Programming
- Real Estate Analyst
- Horticulture Fellowship
- Horticulture Internship
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