Practical educational and civic transformation.

We are looking for “practical idealists” with a passion for making a better world and a commitment to doing so thoughtfully. Interns are expected to help with communications, social media, marketing and community outreach; graphic design, videos and photography; social science research; volunteer recruitment; and special event management and promotion.

We require between 10 and 20 hours, but hours are flexible to best fit your schedule. There is no compensation although we can provide a travel stipend of up to $300 per semester. 

We need help in writing and producing articles, podcasts, and videos for our website, social media and for distribution to the press and potential partners. Possible topics include:

– Profiling a local tutoring or mentoring organization: its story, history, challenges, successes, and ways that community members can help;

– Profiling a student or community member who is deeply engaged in tutoring, mentoring or community leadership;

– Profiling a promising model or program either locally based or from a different city or part of the country;

– Working on special initiatives including CivicFest (an “arts and ideas” festival planned for next summer) and the Civic Imagination podcast or radio segments.

Please review the information here at When you are ready to apply, please email your resume and a personal interest statement (maximum of 650 words) to Feel free to email or call 301-325-3141 if you have any questions or if you’d like to set up a time to talk further about the position.

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