Annmarie established an internship program in 2003 to provide opportunities for students to work in an arts organization. Examples of possible intership projects include: working as a summer camp counselor or counselor-in-training, developing new education and recreation programs, exploring ways of expanding and improving public relations programs, working on exhibits, creating new trail guides.
Available Internships for College Students:
Spring, Summer, and Fall Intern (for college credit): Open to undergraduate and graduate level students. Typically, most students choose a 1-3 credit internship which translates into approximately 4-12 hours a week. Please note that different departments/schools may have differing requirements. It is the responsibility of the student to discuss the requirements with your department advisor! Annmarie staff will work closely with the intern to develop a program that fits the students needs and the needs and resources of Annmarie. The goal of the program is to provide the student with a full-filling experience and to provide substantive support to Annmarie. Applications are accepted throughout the year. All materials must be submitted by US postal service. Submit a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation (one must be from a college professor) to the contact listed below. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Summer Camp Counselor (paid position): this position is open to undergraduate and graduate level students. The Camp Counselor helps to coordinate the many aspects of Annmarie's summer camp program, from checking students in, preparing classrooms materials and activities, to helping the Instructors. The Camp Counselor is integral to the success of the camp program and requires a student who is well organized, patient, and resourceful. Candidate must have experience with, or interest in, working with young children. Interested applicants must currently be enrolled in a degree program and must submit their resume and two letters of recommendation to the contact listed below. Accepted applicant will be paid an hourly rate and is expected to work 35-40 hrs/week, Monday-Friday, 8:30am- 4:30pm. Application materials must be submitted by email or US postal service. Submit a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation (one must be from a college professor) to the contact listed below. Complete application packet must be received by April 1.
Available Programs for High School Students
Summer Counselor-In-Training (for service learning hours) - Open to high school and undergraduate students. If you are interested in working with kids, this is a great opportunity to gain skills and work in an arts environment. CITs work closely with the Camp Counselor(s) and the Camp Instructor(s). CITs help prepare the classrooms, monitor the students, and assist the Instructors. It is hard work and a lot of fun! Positions are filled in an on-going basis so interested applicants should apply early. DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM HERE.
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, located on the waterfront in the Solomons community, is one of the region’s most unique cultural assets. Annmarie hosts some of southern Maryland’s best-loved events, including the Father’s Day Fling, the Fairy House Festival, the Chalk-a-thon, Artsfest, Halloween in the Garden, and the award-winning Garden in Lights. On a daily basis, the garden is a great place to visit for all ages. The sculpture garden has a paved path this is perfect for enjoying art and nature, taking a walk, or riding a bike. In the beautiful Arts Building, visitors can always find an interesting exhibit, daily activities, and the Gift Shop. Throughout the sculpture garden and in the Arts Building, visitors will find more than forty-five works of sculpture on loan from the Smithsonian Institution and the National Gallery of Art. In the summer, visit the garden for a special treat – more than forty handmade fairy houses are tucked away in nooks and crannies around the garden!
Submit all materials and/or inquiries to:
Jaimie Jeffrey, Curator of Public Programs
Annmarie Scultpure Garden & Arts Center
P.O. Box 99
13480 Dowell Road
Dowell, MD 20629
(410) 326-4640 (410) 326-4640