Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Summer Internships with Hyattsville Community Development Corporation

Organizational Overview: The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (CDC) is a local non-profit community-serving organization dedicated to the revitalization and sustainable development of Hyattsville, the Gateway Arts District, and neighboring Inner-Beltway communities. Founded in the Fall of 2000, our mission is to develop arts, entertainment and public spaces; spur economic development and the quality of community life; encourage widespread leadership for community revitalization; and to rebuild the city’s commercial corridors.

Position Overview: We are currently looking for energetic, dynamic undergraduate or graduate students. Interns will work closely with our staff to learn the ins and outs of a community development organization and serving a unique community. Potential candidates must be self-starters with strong communication skills, eagerness to learn, and comfort working in a small team (4 staffers) office environment.

Applicants are strongly advised to review our website to review current programs and projects. www.hycdc.org

Status: This is an unpaid, part- time internship with a flexible work schedule. .

Duration: May 29th - August 25th, 2017

Required Application Materials: Resume and Cover Letter

Due Date for Applications: 4/26/2017

Approximate Hours Per Week: 12-15 hours per week

Internship Description:

We currently have internships open for students interested in:

  • Economic and Community Development (Research, Project Management, Community Outreach)
  • Public Art
  • Communications

The internship positions are flexible with room for change, so if you possess skills in multiple areas
we can adapt a position to fulfill your learning needs. Project placement will be based on personal
interests and skillset, as well as the current priorities of the organization.

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

Knowledge of community planning, public policy, community development, public art, real
estate development
Facility with basic web development tools including WordPress.
Experience accessing and manipulating databases
Understanding of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator)
Knowledge of GIS software

We are also seeking bilingual candidates (Spanish/English) to assist in specific assignments
related to our growing Spanish-speaking community.

If you are interested in applying for an internship, please submit a resume and cover letter by email to Kayleigh Gunnoud, Program Officer <kgunnoud@hyattsvillecdc.org>