Internship Openings | Fall 2018

The Office of Community Engagement Internship Program provides students with a unique opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and experience in a friendly and fast-paced work environment. Students who apply must have a strong desire to make a positive difference in the local community, as the main goal of the office is to connect the campus and the wider community through sustained partnerships. These partnerships promote educational, research, social, and economic progress in the community neighboring the University.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and selections from your portfolio (if applicable) to oce@umd.edu. The one-page cover letter should address the following questions: Why do you want to be a community engagement intern? What are your qualifications for the position? What are your post-graduation plans?

Update: Now seeking interns for Fall 2018. 

Application Deadline: August 27th

An Assistant Project Coordinator Intern is needed to participate in events and provide the Office of Community Engagement staff with administrative and executive support in the implementation of projects that harness UMD resources to enhance quality of life in Prince George’s County, MD. The internship is unpaid. However, interns will gain valuable work experience and are encouraged to coordinate receiving academic credit. The Assistant Project Coordinator Intern will work 10 hours per week throughout the semester to include occasional evening and weekend work. Hours are flexible.

The intern will work with a wide variety of stakeholders in local government, business, non-profit organizations, and the campus community to assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating community engagement projects. Project areas include, but are not limited to, collaboration between the University of Maryland and the City of College Park, UMD’s partnerships with local elementary schools, and work involved in preparing for office programing. Assignments to project areas will be kept in the intern’s skills and interests. The intern will also help the Office of Community Engagement with general outreach at campus events and perform other duties as assigned.

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A Communications & Media Relations Intern is needed to enhance the Office of Community Engagement’s online presence and better promote campus efforts to provide resources that enhance the quality of life in the surrounding Prince George’s County community. The City of College Park is in the middle of vibrant economic development and our office (OCE) is experiencing large-scale rebranding. The internship is not paid; interns are encouraged to coordinate receiving academic credit. The Communications Intern will work 10 hours per week throughout the semester. Hours are flexible.

The intern will develop and edit written content for the campus community engagement website (oce.umd.edu), newsletter, social networking mediums, and other program-related publications as needed. The intern will document campus community engagement news and events through written summaries, press releases, photographing new projects and events, as well as maintaining the Office of Community Engagement’s social media and marketing accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, MailChimp, etc.). The intern will also help the Office of Community Engagement with general outreach at campus events and perform other duties as assigned.

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A Graphic Design Intern is needed to enhance the Office of Community Engagement’s on and off-campus identity and better promote campus efforts to provide resources that enhance the quality of life in the surrounding Prince George’s County community. The internship is unpaid; students are strongly encouraged to seek academic credit in conjunction with this opportunity.

The intern will develop graphics, layouts, fliers, logos, brochures and content for the Office’s programs, initiatives, and website (http://www.oce.umd.edu). The intern will also help the Office of Community Engagement with general outreach at campus events and perform other duties as assigned. The Graphic Design Intern will work 10 hours per week throughout the semester. Hours are flexible.

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A Latino Community Liaison Intern is needed to participate in events and provide the Office of Community Engagement staff with administrative and executive support in the implementation of projects that harness UMD resources to enhance quality of life in Prince George’s County, MD.  The internship is not paid. However, interns will gain valuable work experience and are encouraged to coordinate receiving academic credit. The Latino Community Liaison Intern will work 10 hours per week throughout the semester. Hours are flexible.

The intern will work with a wide variety of stakeholders in local government, business, non-profit organizations, and the campus community to assist in planning, implementing and evaluating community engagement projects for the Spanish-speaking community.  Project areas include, but are not limited to, collaboration between the University of Maryland and the City of College Park, UMD’s Partnership with Paint Branch Elementary School, and projects involving UMD’s Center for Educational Partnership in Riverdale, MD. Assignments to project areas will be kept in the intern’s skills and interests.  The intern will also help the Office of Community Engagement with general outreach at campus events and perform other duties as assigned.

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Job Opening 

Thank you for your interest in joining the OCE team, we currently do not have any openings.