Organizational Background:

The College Park City – University Partnership is a model community development organization known for the success of its initiatives and collaborations. The Partnership recognizes that the success of the City of College Park and the University of Maryland are linked together. It works in dynamic collaboration to creatively and effectively facilitate cooperative efforts that achieve shared community purposes. The Partnership advances initiatives and policies to make College Park a more thriving, equitable and sustainable community for all.


The College Park City-University Partnership is seeking an intern to develop digital communications content for Partnership initiatives, especially the Homeownership Program, and those that support the effort to promote local businesses and initiatives in College Park and present the City as a great place to live, work, shop, eat, and more.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Develop and design engaging and creative multi-platform content that promote various initiatives of the Partnership, especially the Homeownership Program
  • Promote living in College Park through the Partnership’s website/social media by using hashtags, photos, graphics, and other tools.
  • Assist with layout and design of the Partnership’s annual report
  • Edit/upload website content via WordPress as needed

Qualifications for internships: Successful applicants will be motivated, organized, detail-oriented, independent, collaborative and creative – people who think no problem or goal is too big or small to work on – and would like to intern at an exciting, fast-paced community development organization. Experience in graphics and (WordPress-based) web design is highly desirable for this work.

Details: Start date: ASAP. These will take about 5-10 hours per week and interns are paid $12/hour. Independent study and course credit may be able to be arranged.

To apply:
Please send an email (subject line “Internship” ) with your interest in one of these areas of focus, examples of your work in communications, writing, website design or other relevant work to If you are interested in independent study or course credit, please inquire upon submitting your application.

Internship Opportunity