Summer Intern – Communications

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SMECO is a customer-owned cooperative that is committed to ensuring that the organization is the employer of choice for the Southern Maryland region. SMECO is dedicated to providing a culture of inclusion and an environment that values diversity of its members and staff while promoting performance excellence and work/life balance.

SMECO demonstrates commitment to its employees by taking an active role in developing and implementing progressive programs, maintaining a competitive benefits package, and providing value-added services that attract and retain talented individuals.




We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, as a current digital media production student, you will enhance your educational experience through the relevant work experience in the areas of video production, content creation, and editing.


This list provides a general statement of duties to provide the intern with the opportunity to learn the standards within the industry and the cooperative. This list is not considered to be exhaustive and may be enhanced as processes change.

A. Work with corporate communications team to create new video assets

B. Prioritize and handle multiple tasks to meet goals and deadlines

C. Be able to take direction, work under pressure, and operate as part of a team

D. Assist with written and verbal communication

E. Be able to give and receive constructive feedback


  • The student must be pursuing a major in digital media production or related field.
  • The student must have working knowledge of digital production software, including the Adobe Suite.
  • Must be a United States Citizen.
  • Must have the physical ability to perform the essential functions, duties, and responsibilities of the job which include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, sitting, lifting and carrying loads averaging 25 pounds.

 This position pays $18.00/hr

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Interested applicants should apply via our website at

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We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We fully consider all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.