Undergraduate: $16.50 – $19.00
Graduate: $17.00 – $21.00

  • Are you creative and intuitive in your approach to multitasking?
  • Are you looking for a summer internship where you can exercise your artistic skills?

We are currently seeking a creative and inventive summer intern for our Exhibit Shop. The internship program runs between June – August, with the time commitment of 25 hours per week for 10 weeks. The successful internship candidate will have the opportunity to assist with the development, design, and fabrication of exhibits, displays, presentations, interactive and imaginative exhibits and signage for Commission programs and facilities within Montgomery Parks. The intern will work to enhance the educational, informational, and recreational experience that Montgomery Parks offers to its visitors.

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is a six-time National Recreational and Parks Association Gold Medal Award Winner.  Behind the vast and diverse Montgomery County Department of Parks system is a career staff complement of nearly 800 employees, 421 parks and over 37,000 acres of park land that serves a diverse population of more than one million residents in the Washington, DC area. Go to our website to learn more:

Please Note: The salary range listed above represents the earning potential for this position. Salary is commensurate with experience. 


Examples of Important Duties


  • Reviews, executes, and documents work order requests made by Parks staff under supervision of the Senior Exhibit Shop Supervisor
  • Designs signage that adheres to organization’s guidelines using Adobe Illustrator/ Photoshop
  • Prepares and constructs exhibits and other art related projects with the Exhibit team
  • Assists the exhibit team on the installation of exhibits and art works
  • Cleans and organizes the exhibit shop and other exhibit related areas


Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Has background or experience in Art Production, Painting, and/or Graphic Design.
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft and Adobe Suite.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License and qualify to drive Commission vehicles to locations within Montgomery County and/or as directed.
  • Ability to communicate in another language a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and at least Junior class standing.
  2. Students must be currently enrolled full-time at an accredited college, university, or trade school.
  3. College/University students must submit a college transcript. An unofficial transcript is unacceptable.
  4. Must provide references from past supervisors and/or professors.
  5. Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


Supplemental Information

Working Conditions:
Occasionally performs work indoors and outdoors; exposure to varied weather conditions, confined spaces, heights, dirt, noise, dust, and fumes. Positions in this class occasionally remains in a stationary position, moves about inside the office and outside, operates tools and equipment, ascends and descends ladders, positions self to complete manual work, pulls and uses fingers to perform physical work, moves equipment, tools and objects weighing up to 75 pounds.

May be subject to medical, drug and alcohol testing.

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate a workplace culture of diversity, equity and inclusion without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other non-merit factor.

Applicants with Disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
If you require accommodations or special arrangements due to a qualifying disability, please notify the Recruitment & Selections Services Unit at the time of applications at or 301-454-1411 (Maryland Relay 7-1-1)
M-NCPPC will make all efforts to reasonably accommodate you.