Friday, December 8, 2017

Assistant Project Coordinator Internship - On Campus!

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. 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 Partnership with Paint Branch Elementary School, and projects involving local organizations. 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. 

The Assistant Project Coordinator Intern must be able to successfully collaborate with Office staff and community members to help plan partnership activities. Successful applicants will exhibit excellent organization and communications skills, attention to detail, and an enthusiasm for building positive relationships between the University of Maryland and our surrounding community. Familiarity with and connections to UMD student groups and Student Government Association (SGA) is a bonus; access to own transportation is preferred. Students in all majors with the requisite skills and who are in good academic standing will be considered.

Interns must be a current University of Maryland graduate or undergraduate student. Interns are expected to have a professional work ethic, manage their time well, and must be disciplined and self-motivated.

Interested applicants should send a resume and one-page cover letter addressing the following questions: Why do you want to be a community engagement intern? What are your qualifications for the Assistant Project Coordinator Intern position? What are your post-graduation plans?

To apply, please log in to Careers4Terps and search the ID number: 167619