Marketing - Community Affairs Internship

Job Description:

The selected Community Affairs intern(s) serve as Aquarium ambassadors, supporting the Marketing Department in the areas of special events and community programs in an effort to strengthen the Aquarium’s connection with the Maryland community.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in development of ideas for programming to generate community awareness of the Aquarium’s educational and cultural programs
  • Attend community events to promote Aquarium programs and events
  • Assist with planning and facilitation of special events
  • Respond to community inquiries through phone and/or written correspondence
  • Track external requests for Aquarium donations and provide accurate tracking and monthly reporting of donations
  • Assist with the design of collateral for community meetings, conferences, and internal and external events
  • Provide database management support, including data entry and generating reports
  • Handle mass mailings to community leaders and special groups
  • Provide correspondence with the local community about community programs and events 


  • Must be able to operate within Microsoft Office systems.
  • Familiarity with the Baltimore/Maryland community a plus
  • Must be self-motivated and have sharp attention to detail, ability to work independently or as part of a team, flexible personality, sense of humor, creativity, and the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work within the selected term.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends required.
  • Preference is given to juniors and seniors.
  • Open to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in English, sociology, marketing, public relations, communications, urban development, business or a related field from an accredited college or university.

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