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Business & Administrative Assistant

Internship Responsibilities

Position provides opportunity to gain exposure and experience in the public sector on showcasing how Commerce assists in retaining, attracting, and expanding businesses in Maryland.


Expected duties, based upon experience:     

  • Works with the various units in the office to include Human Resources, IT, Procurement, Budget & Finance, and General Services performing technical support and special projects.

  • Gathers and compiles data and information.

  • Provides administrative and operational support assisting the Managing Director.

  • Provides support to the Governor’s Customer Service initiative.

  • Assists with scheduling meetings, answering phones, greeting visitors, assisting with their needs.

Skill Set Required

  • Enrollment in an institution of higher learning

  • Strong computer skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Google Suite

  • Good writing/editing skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and research skills

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Business, Marketing, Communications, Political Science or related field

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD


Semester: Summer (Jun - Aug)
Year: 2018
Hours per week: 40 hours
Workdays: Monday through Friday
Pay: Yes, depends on college years salary

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: June 15, 2018
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter
Application Instructions

Gregory Derwart, Managing Director

Administration & Customer Experience

Department of Commerce

Division of Administration & Technology

World Trade Center
401 East Pratt Street,10th floor, Baltimore, Maryland  21202

Phone Number: 410-767-6309

Email Address:


401 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

About Maryland Department of Commerce

As, the state primary economic development agency, we stimulate private investment and create jobs by attracting new businesses, encouraging the expansion and retention of existing companies, and providing workforce training and financial assistance to Maryland companies.  The Department also promotes the state's many economic advantages and markets local products and services at home and abroad to spur economic development and international investment. trade and tourism.