Internships

Communications Intern
Spring 2019

Maryland Farm Bureau is offering a part-time Communications Intern position during Spring 2019. The selected student will gain real-world experience with communications, public relations, and social media. The intern is expected to work 15-20 hours each week and report to the Maryland Farm Bureau office in Davidsonville, MD.

Position Description

  • Assist with social media content production
  • Work with government relations staff to track agriculture-related bills
  • Support our team in executing events including the annual Day in Annapolis
  • Graphic design, photography and videography
  • Assist with website and mobile app updates
  • Design and distribute e-newsletters
  • Assist with media inquires and press calls

Requirements

  • Student or student’s parents are Maryland Farm Bureau members
  • Passionate about agriculture and willingness to work with Maryland farmers
  • Organized and able to meet deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Preference given to agriculture majors

Compensation

This is a paid position. Course credit is also available.

How to Apply

Interested students should send their resume and cover letter to Emily Solis at esolis@mdfarmbureau.com. Application materials should be submitted by Monday, December 3, 2018.

 


“Throughout this internship, I have gained valuable skills in the agricultural communications field and learned more about effective agriculture policy and advocacy.”

-Becky Jones, Spring 2018 Communications Intern

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