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Paid Internships in Maryland Government or Non-Profits

Release date: October 10, 2008

The Governor's Summer Internship Program will take place from June 1-August 7, 2009.   Interns in the program will Work on substantive projects with senior-level public administrators and policy makers.  Develop policy papers that address significant issues facing Maryland today.  Attend site visits and seminars designed to introduce you to specific rewards and chanllenges of public administration.  Gain Valuable exposure to the tremendous talents and resources of Maryland State Government.  Participating students earn: $3,000 during the 10 week period.  Application deadline is March 9, 2009.   For more information contact Mike Oettel, Coordinator-GSIP, The Shriver Center at UMBC, 410-455-2493 or moettel@umbc.edu.

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Fellows Internship Program is designed to introduce Maryland's most promising college students to the rewards and challenges of working within Maryland's integrated transportation system.  Interns can gain experience in policy development, marketing, international relations, computer networking, engineering, planning and financing, public relations, and neighborhood conservation.  Placement opportunities are available at the MD Aviation Administration, MD Port Administration, MD Transit Administration, Motor Vehicle Administration, MD State Highway Administration, MD Transportation Authoirty, or The Secretary's Office.  Participating students earn $3,500 during 8 weeks this summer (June 8th to July 31st) and $10.00 per hour in a part-time internship during the fall, winter or spring semester.  This program is open to all students entering their senior year or who have completed 90 credits by fall 2009 with a GPA of 2.7 or higher.  Deadline to apply is Monday, March 16, 2009.

Walter Sondheim Jr. Maryland Nonprofit Leadership Program
The Maryland Nonprfit Leadership Program offers paid summer internship opportunities in the nonporfit sector to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students attending Maryland institutions.  Participating interns work for ten weeks full-time from June 1st to August 7th while participating in biweekly seminars in nonprofit management .  Each participant student receives a $3,000 stipend.
College and univeristy undergraduate and graduate students from various majors are provided with an opportunity to build valuable skills, explore career choices within the nonprofit sector and gain experience managing and leading public service organizations.  In doing, so the Maryland Nonprofit Leadership Program makes an important contribution to the development of the state's current and future workforce and citizenry.  Deadline for application is Monday, March 23, 2009.


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