Internship Openings | Fall 2017

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 Intern position? What are your post-graduation plans?

Current Deadline: August 19, 2017

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 the 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 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 for the Spanish-speaking community. Project areas include, but are not limited to, the 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 programming. 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 Digital Media & Video Production 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 will be un-paid, and students are strongly encouraged to seek academic credit in conjunction with this opportunity.

The intern will assist with social media marketing strategy as well as develop promotional videos for the campus community engagement website (http://oce.umd.edu), and Office of Community Engagement programs and initiatives. The intern will document campus community engagement news and events through social media platforms, video capture, design, editing, and production phrases on various devices. The intern will also help the Office of Community Engagement with general outreach at campus events and perform other duties as assigned. The Digital Media & Video Production Intern will work 10 hours per week throughout the Fall 2016 semester. Hours are flexible.

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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 Fall 2016 semester. Hours are flexible.

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