Are you a student age 15-19 with a passion for the visual arts and African American history?

Do you either attend school OR reside in Prince George‚Äôs County? 

If you answered YES to all the above, then we have just the internship for YOU!!!

This Summer internship is open to all students, ages 15 through 19, that attend High School or reside in Prince George's County, MD. Participating students will be led by a professional artist in the collaborative design of the 2020 Black History Month Poster for the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George's County, Maryland. Interns will also enjoy field trips to local art venues and exhibitions, African American historic sites as well as hands-on experience curating and designing museum exhibits. All necessary art supplies, Service Learning credit hours and a certificate of completion will be provided.

Students should have a passion for the visual arts and African American History. 

Internship will take place Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10am-4pm, starting July 9th through August 1, 2019, at the Ridgely Rosenwald School, 8507 Central Ave., Capital Heights, MD 20743. Optional open studio on select Fridays will also be offered. Each student will receive $145 per week in compensation, based on attendance and completion of internship, for a potential total of $580 for the 4 week internship. 

Students must submit three examples of their artwork as well as a paragraph about themselves and their passion for art.                          Go to https://m-ncppc.submittable.com/submit to register for a free account  and the Black History Program Poster Summer Internship. 

Selected students that are 15 or 16 years of age will need to apply for a work permit online through the State of Maryland and all selected students will need to register as a vendor with M-NCPPC for compensation to be processed. 

For questions, please contact stuart.diekmeyer@pgparks.com or call 301.446.3251.



PG Parks Arts and Cultural Heritage Division