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Internship Responsibilities


The Oyster Recovery Partnership’s Marketing & Communications team is responsible for traditional and digital marketing across the organization. The Marketing & Communications Intern will work closely with the Marketing Manager on the implementation of communications and promotions for all of ORP’s events, programs, and initiatives. This internship is a seasonal contractual position subject to a 1099.

The Marketing & Communications Intern's responsibilities will include:

  • Content creation for digital (social media, email newsletters, website, blog, etc.) and traditional (letters, posters, and print advertisements) media
  • Support with website, email marketing, and social media management
  • Assistance with marketing efforts for programs and events
  • Representing ORP at events throughout the region (some evening and weekend work required)
  • Fundraising support (e.g. gift processing, writing donation acknowledgement letters, etc.)
  • And a variety of other tasks as needed

Skill Set Required

  • Currently enrolled college student pursuing degree in marketing, communications or related field
  • A basic understanding of and a strong interest in marketing, communications, website management, blogging, and social media
  • A strong interest in environmental issues (passion for the Chesapeake Bay a plus!)
  • Strong written and verbal communications
  • Availability/willingness to work some nights/weekends
  • Positive, energetic attitude and willingness to learn

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Marketing, Environmental Science

Internship Location

Annapolis, MD


Semester: Summer (Jun - Aug)
Year: 2019
Hours per week: 10-20 hours
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: Yes, $12/hour salary
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: June 14, 2019
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample, References
Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references to: Allison Albert Guercio, Marketing Manager, Subject: Summer 2019 Marketing Intership.

Additional Information

The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit that designs, promotes and implements consensus-based and scientifically-sustainable shellfish ecological restoration, aquaculture and commercial fishery activities to improve the environment and expand economic opportunities in the Chesapeake and Coastal Bays and beyond. Over the last 25 years, ORP and its partners planted more than 8 billion oysters in the Chesapeake Bay, and created several of the largest sanctuary reefs in the United States. Learn more:


1805A Virginia St
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

About Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP)

The Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP) is the dedicated to cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay and supporting economic growth by building large-scale sanctuary oyster reefs, stocking public fishery reefs, and supporting shellfish aquaculture. We also manage the  largest oyster shell recycling network in the Bay region, composed of over 350 recycling members.