The Maryland Department of Natural Resources seeks a communications intern. This is an excellent opportunity for a current college student or recent college graduate to strengthen their writing and communication skills and learn more about Maryland’s natural resources.
The intern will assist with writing magazine articles, press releases, proofing, editing, staffing press and outreach events, and graphic design (with appropriate skills). Other duties associated with the position will also include administrative duties such as answering information requests from the public or media received through internet, mail, or telephone.
The Office of Communications has a vital role in supporting the Department of Natural Resources as it preserves, protects, enhances and restores Maryland's natural resources for the wise use and enjoyment of all citizens. The Intern will gain valuable experience in public relations and the communications.
Compensation is $9 per hour. Preferred start date is August 15th. Applicants must be able to work at least 20 hours per week late August through December 2007. Please email a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (5 pages or less) to firstname.lastname@example.org.